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Release the Chickens

That’s what I hope to do this weekend. I need to go pick them up from our farmer friend who sells started birds.  I decided to leave it outside the sheep pen and closer to the house so that it is easier for us to get into and out of.   115 more words


ROCKET stove

first, had to find a good table to put the stove on. as this is going to part of an outdoor kitchen, it had to be of size and sturdy and weather resistant. 440 more words


Real Food Review

There are lots of reasons why I have decided to grow as much of our own food as we can. But one of the major reasons is to avoid pesticides, preservatives, and artificial ingredients. 541 more words


Keep Them Loggies Rolling

Another weekend and more fussing with giant logs. This chore is part of our resource accumulation for future projects. These logs are the raw materials for posts and beams in our future house. 274 more words


Radio Silence

Wow.  So it’s been almost a month since my last post.  So… pretty dead in here.  Well, time to change that right now!

Our road trip was well worth it.   446 more words

Life Happenings

Bleating Rooster

Yesterday, before I got in the car to leave for work, my husband pointed out a strange noise coming from the coop that sounded like a bleating goat. 59 more words


Incubation On!!!

So, I managed to rewire the incubator once I got the new temperature regulator device. Who’s ready to set some coturnix quail eggs?

I got 120 eggs off eBay for $20, shipped from PA. 52 more words