Days of Old ~ My Intro to Gardens

I can remember growing up in the rural community of Greenfield MA. We had about 15 acres of land, most was open field, and some was woods. During the winters, we would take out the snowmobiles,  and go tubing around the property. Or build snow forts in the piles of snow left behind by the plows, […]

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Spring Cleaning the Chick Nursery

The past few days have been absolutely beautiful! Windows open in the house, the sound of lawn mowers being worked on and running, plants going in their beds, and warm sunshine on our faces. It’s been a busy weekend here at the ranch, and while not all of our jobs on our to-do list got […]

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Snow Days

I don’t know about you, or where you are at, but here in East Tennessee, we have gotten more snow and nasty weather in the past two weeks, then I care to admit. Which means, I pretty much stay home. I don’t like getting on the roads when the weather is bad, it just makes […]

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Garden Planning 2015

I love to plan out our garden, and this time of year, I start to get fidgety. I want to get out there and plant all the seeds and get them going good, and ready for transplant. But, I know we still have at least one more good frost to come. So, I hold myself […]

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My Homesteading Journey

Ever hear the phrase, “You are what you eat”? Have you ever really given it any thought? It’s the reason so many people are going back to the way their grandparents lived, raising their own food. We all want to live a healthy life, and buying from the local grocery store does not always allow […]

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