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Rain, Rain, Go Away!

We have had a fair amount of rain this week- and Lord knows I am not complaining. But it sure does put a hack in my plans because we don’t have an inside work space to build. 384 more words

Homestead

One Mississippi, Two

“I survived because the fire inside me burned brighter than the fire around me.” – Joshua Graham

Spring: 56 days.

Up until this week we’d been dwelling deep in the negatives – filling and defrosting water buckets, fluffing hay beds for the goats, and cursing the freezing fog under our frozen breath. 375 more words

Refuse Rebel Resist

What a glorious day it was at the St Paul capitol yesterday! The weather was not bad for January, a few degrees above freezing with rain followed by drizzle. 1,220 more words

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Sunday Homestead Update - Winter on the Homestead

Spring, Summer, and Fall are definitely very busy seasons on the homestead.  Spring means farm babies and getting the garden in, summer days are full of managing the garden and livestock, and fall days are spent hunting, butchering, harvesting, and putting up food for winter.   576 more words

Chickens

Why you should store your eggs pointy end down...

An interesting article about why you should store your eggs pointy end down, by Lisa Steele of Fresh Eggs Daily.

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Welcome to the land of ice


It is slowly melting but we are expecting more rain & freezing temperatures followed by snow, so I have no doubt that it will look like this again tomorrow. 333 more words

Fun With Fiber

The chicken diaries: The first day of freedom

I became a parent to two chickens I named Sitfwatfwa (snow) and Thandi (love) in January 2017. This is their story.

My chickens were released from time out thanks to Thandi’s escape tactics. 412 more words

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