How to Render Tallow

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You want odd looks? Try mentioning you spent the last few days rendering tallow and you will get plenty thrown […]

10 Ways to Upgrade Your Chicken Run | For Free

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I have come to learn there are a few trade-offs that come along with chicken ownership.   Chickens provide our […]

How to Sew a Chicken Saddle

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As a fairly new chicken owner I am still learning the ins and outs of chicken ownership. Before purchasing chicks […]

Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

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Soft, chewy, absolutely delicious…   Those are only a few words to describe these wonderful cookies. My daughter and I […]

Preparing for Winter: 15 Things You Should Be Doing

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Winter seems to be a little late coming around for us this year and good thing because I have put […]

Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce

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Why didn’t I know cranberry sauce existed other than out of a can? I mean what is that stuff really? […]

How/Why We Raise Meat Chickens

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One of our family’s goals is to take steps necessary to achieve a more self-sustainable lifestyle. Knowing how our food […]

Headache Relief with Essential Oils

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I hopped on the essential oil bandwagon about three years ago. I didn’t go head first and get every oil […]

This Mom Thing…It’s Hard

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I’m hesitant to write this post. Why would I write something so personal, raw and emotional? I’ve gone back and […]

How to Hard-Boil & Perfectly Peel Farm Fresh Eggs

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Mutilated… …is the only word to describe my hard-boiled eggs the first time I used fresh eggs.  I had no […]