Author Archives: humblelittlehomestead

Homestead Animals || We’re Getting The Cutest Baby Chicks!

So this year we weren’t going to get any chicks…until spring fever hit…and we just had to get a few… because, well…when it comes to those cute fluffy chicks, who can resist?

Shed To House|| We Should Have Done This Sooner! || Replacing A Cracked Water Valve

When the movers picked up the mobile home, they cut the water pipe and heat tape which left a part of our water line and valve sticking out of the ground. It was exposed to the elements with no way to plug in the heat tape. Luckily we’ve had pretty mild weather so far this winter, but there have been a few cold spells which caused the valve to freeze and crack. We decided it was time to do something about it and fix it… but it turned out to be more complicated than we thought. Did we get it done anyway? Well…. you’ll just have to watch…