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Gaga Pit Video

For those of you who might be interested in the video of us making the Gaga pit, here it is.

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I Go Ga-Ga for my Kids, Literally

When our oldest son and I went to camp with our church earlier this summer there were lots of games and activities for the kids to partake in during their off time.  The one game that most of the kids … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends

The weather has turned hot again.  We had three nice days, lows in the lower 80’s with low humidity.  Unfortunately we are back to highs near or into the 90’s with high humidity.  All that is to say working outside … Continue reading

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Continued Progress

Over the last few days I have continued to work away at the fence and other chores.  I have managed to get two sides of the new pasture fence stretched and hung, that leaves just one side left.  I did, … 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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Good Wood, Dog Crate, and Peeing in the Car

I think I had mentioned that I am planning on trying my hand at grafting some apple trees this year.  I have already ordered root stock.  A local orchard was kind enough to give me free scion wood if I … Continue reading

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Broody? One Can Hope.

When we started with chickens on the Homestead it was always my hope that we would have a self sustaining flock.  By that I mean a flock that has a hen or two that hatches eggs every year and I … 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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Small Improvement, Huge Difference

Sometimes it is a small thing that can make all the difference in the world. On our barn we have two barn doors that swing open. During the day when they are closed they are held closed simply by friction, … Continue reading

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