Category Archives: Turkeys

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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A New Video…Segment?

While I was out working on the pig pen, I realized that some people may not know the different types of fencing I was talking about so I made a quick video.  I am thinking of making it into a … Continue reading

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Mother Earth News Fair, I Met the WranglerStars!

This past weekend HB1 and HB2 joined me on a quick weekend trip to WI for the Mother Earth News Fair.  I had never been to one before, but I love the magazine and website so I pre-ordered tickets months … 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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Long Weekend – Speed Round

I have so busy I haven’t taken the time to sit down and write a blog, so I am going to write a speed round blog post to get caught up.  These topics may or may not be in order. … Continue reading

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Back from Vacation!

So… as you know I don’t talk about vacations before they happen.  Just something I do.  But, we’re back and I have lots to share about it.  But I’m in the weeds regarding chores around here so it will take … Continue reading

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Drying Out

Sunday was wet, to the tune of over an inch of rain, wet.  So we are drying out today.  I am thankful that it was rain and not snow, but it does make a mess.  The pasture is soaked, and … Continue reading

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Sunday Turkey Day

This past Sunday was butchering day for our turkeys.  As a warning, there will be descriptions of the act of butchering in this post.  Please discontinue reading, or skip those parts, if you aren’t interested in those details.  As has … Continue reading

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Exciting Turkey Morning

As a preface to this story, yesterday was a very cold and blustery fall day, more akin to late October/Early November weather.  That said, this morning I went out to open the chicken coop so our oldest chickens could free … Continue reading

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Catch Up, and the Sky is on Fire

Nothing major going on around here, but lots of little things.  While none of our newly planted apple trees are yet providing fruit, and may not for a couple years yet, my parents have one apple tree in their yard. … Continue reading

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