If you’re interested in learning about growing your own food, having chickens, raising pigs and canning your own food, keep reading. We like to make our own wine and go fishing in our time off.
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February 3, 2016 By Annie
The cover picture is of a bunny, because I think they are cute. Also, I refuse to have to look at a picture of a snake, if it can be helped. I hate snakes. Hate is a pretty strong word. Let me go with dislike. I really really dislike snakes. There is nothing more toe curling for me than seeing a snake. Thankfully, I have never lived where there are huge snakes and I never intend to. I have never seen a rattlesnake in real life outside of … [Read More...]
This is the perfect time of year to finalize plans for the gardens - it doesn't happen until a lot of dreaming and thinking has gone into the equation. This planning is just one of the things I love about Winter. There's very little work to be done outside and no one minds if we get up late and linger over coffee. Garden catalogs have started to arrive although I get a lot less than I used to. That's because I focus on growing heirloom … [Read More...]
We all know grocery store prices on vegetables, fruits and meat have been going up at a steady level. Lately we have been hearing about the high prices for cauliflower and other vegetables are going to be going up, up, up as well. When Cauliflower is being sold for $8 a head (and higher in some areas) it is time to get serious about reducing that grocery store bill! So, are you thinking about putting in a bit of a garden this year to save some … [Read More...]
January 21, 2016 By Annie
The world needs bees – did you know that over 30% of the food we eat HAS to be pollinated by bees? What will happen to our food supply if the bees aren’t there for pollination? An alarming drop in the number of bees has been happening around the world for years now. We are quite concerned about the population of bees and what is happening to them. It would be great if more people kept bee hives in their yards. Graham has been … [Read More...]
January 21, 2016 By Annie
The Bundle is here! I am quite excited about this new opportunity for our readers...why? The Bundle is here and on sale now! So what is it? It's a compilation of more than 55 ebooks, memberships, courses and more - all tied up in one pretty darn interesting package. Homesteading authors were invited to join, write an ebook or offer a course to be included in the Bundle. All offered at one low price - great for … [Read More...]