Down Time for the Girls

The “girls” had some down time over the winter. I took away their “night lights” and their heat lamp. Not that they really needed the extra heat this past winter anyways, as it was pretty mild, even if it was wet. But we did have some pretty cold nights. At the same time, I decided […]

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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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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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Taking Back Our Hills

I’m feeling like Spring has come early! The past couple of days have been absolutely beautiful. Warm sunshine, nice temps, and even just a tad bit of rain. While our mornings are still a bit “frosty”, the days have been great! When we moved onto our property 8 years ago, our hillsides were bare of […]

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