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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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Glowing Green Orbs

The boys have taken to shining looking out into the field at night, pun intended.  Last night when I went out to the barn to exercise I took a flashlight with me and the field lit up with green orbs, … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Woods

Saturday afternoon was glorious.  It was a sunny, mid forties, beautiful day.  I wanted to go for a walk to the back of the property and convinced Homestead Boy #2 to come along.  My primary goal was just to get … Continue reading

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Buttoning Up and Kids’ Blind

Today was another beautiful day.  This afternoon the temperatures pushed past sixty degrees.  What better time to insulate the chicken coop?  Well, not insulate necessarily, but button up a bit.  There were some cracks along the end walls that needed … Continue reading

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Quick Weekend Recap

This weekend was filled with all sorts of activities for all of our family members.  Here are some highlights. Oreo is still enclosed within the now electrified fence.  She definitely respects the fence.  I picked up a fence tester at … Continue reading

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Dealing with the Aftermath

Saturday was spent trying to get back to normal.  I spent the morning cleaning up after the butchering that was done yesterday and packaging up the things that needed to go into the garbage.  I still have a skin I … Continue reading

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Howling Outside My Door

All afternoon and evening there has been this ominous, eerie, and persistent howling coming from outside. I haven’t heard the coyotes for quite some time, and that isn’t the type of howling about which I’m talking. A weather front passed … Continue reading

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Finally in a Tree

Bow hunting season opens up here October 1, gun season November 15. I had not yet hunted this year. I finally got into a tree tonight. I hope to make it out again in the morning.

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A Homestead Update

A lot has been going on here and I haven’t had much time to post about it, so here is a quick update.  We haven’t yet put a sign in front of our old house, but we probably will do … Continue reading

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Starting to Look Like a Home, Starting to.

I was lucky enough to have a member of our extended family watch the kids this afternoon so that I could go out to the homestead and get some painting done.  On our way to our beloved babysitter’s house we … Continue reading

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