Category Archives: Beekeeping

New YouTube Trailer

I don’t know how many of you watch YouTube videos on a regular basis, but that is kind of my television.  One of the channels I really like is Justin Rhodes.  He and his family live in North Carolina and … Continue reading

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Concerted Effort on YouTube Channel

After meeting the Wranglerstar family and picking their brain on YouTube, I am going to make a concerted effort to create more videos and make more content.  Hopefully as I move forward the quality will get better and better, only … Continue reading

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Homesteading Resources – By State!

The good people at TaylorMadeHomestead.com have compiled a list of homesteading blogs and websites and they have arranged them by state.  So if you are looking for a local resource for homesteading, take a look.  I happen to be on … Continue reading

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New Ram, Volunteer, and Flowers

This past weekend my brother in law picked up our new ram.  He was born this year and should carry the spotted gene, so we may get spotted lambs in the future.  His current working name is Abraham Lincoln, I … Continue reading

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Wild Flowers

The area directly behind our house is where the septic tanks are, and therefore the risers with the access covers a directly behind the house.  It isn’t that they are TOO much an eyesore, but it would be nice if … Continue reading

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They Live!!!

I haven’t had much time or inclination to check on my hives this winter.  If you remember one of the hives had foam insulation tacked onto the hive boxes themselves, adding insulation.  The other was just a plain old Langstroth … Continue reading

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Community Garden

Actually more like a friends and family garden. At least that is what I am thinking about. I am interested in having a few families that are interested in helping with the garden and sharing the bounty produced. Similar to … Continue reading

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Catholic Homesteading

This article was posted to The Catholic Gentleman, I enjoyed it so much I thought I should share it.  It is a long read, but well worth the time. http://www.catholicgentleman.net/2015/01/praise-catholic-homesteading/

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I Need a Support Group

I’d like to start this meeting by saying; Hi, my name is Homestead Dad, and I have a problem. It has been only six hours since I last purchased seeds. Here is my latest score. Some interesting ones in there … Continue reading

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I Can’t Help Myself

To be honest, I am not trying very hard, or at all to help myself.  Any time I go to the store I have to look.  There are too many beautiful pictures to be able to avert my eyes.  The … Continue reading

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