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Symptoms of Mineral Deficiencies In Your Goats

Symptoms of Mineral Deficiencies In Your Goats

When our goats kidded in the spring, little did we know the journey we were about to endure. We thought our herd was healthy. I had them tested for all the diseases and we were feeding them the best grain and hay.     Even 

Exploring Entrepreneurship with Your Kids

Exploring Entrepreneurship with Your Kids

This weekend we had the annual Children’s Business Fair, so in honor of that, we thought we would introduce you to Ellianah’s business and the idea of kids as entrepreneurs. She has a dog biscuit business called Puppy Power Biscuits. She sells healthy, natural dog 

Our Dairy Goat Breeding Tips and Schedule

Our Dairy Goat Breeding Tips and Schedule

It’s goat breeding time on our little homestead! Today I’m going to share our breeding strategy with you. Enjoy, as we bring you along on this journey! A little background: about 10 years ago, we sold most of our herd and moved to Nebraska from 

Simple Chicken Coop Ideas and Tour (plus free printables!)

Simple Chicken Coop Ideas and Tour (plus free printables!)

We’re trying something different today! I wanted to give you a tour of the chicken coop, so I thought a video would be the best way to see everything. I have never done this before, so just wanted to say that. I hope this gives 

Amazon’s Subscribe and Save: Great Ways to Save Money

Amazon’s Subscribe and Save: Great Ways to Save Money

Today I have a money saving hack that you will love!   It’s Amazon’s Subscribe and Save.   If you haven’t heard about this gem, read on and I’ll tell you all about how I make this work for our family.   Several years ago, 

Tomato Sauce Hacks: Money Saving Tips

Tomato Sauce Hacks: Money Saving Tips

Today I’m going to let you in on one of my favorite money saving tips–tomato sauce. How can this simple pantry staple save you money? Read on to find out!     Tomato sauce is the most adaptable food item in the kitchen. There is 

Dealing with the Effects of an Empty Nest

Dealing with the Effects of an Empty Nest

Today my daughter leaves. She’s the second one to leave in two weeks’ time. Moving out, the normal ritual that is supposed to happen, the rhythm of life. We know the moment they are placed in our arms, a screaming bundle of wet, squirming and 

5 Tips To Motivate Your Kids to Homeschool

5 Tips To Motivate Your Kids to Homeschool

      We are calling this our 5 Tips in 5 Minutes episode!   In just 5 minutes, Ellianah gives your homeschool child some tips that help her when she is not motivated to do homeschool. Sometimes kids just don’t want to work, it’s 

10 Homeschool Motivation Ideas for Days When You Just Can’t

10 Homeschool Motivation Ideas for Days When You Just Can’t

Even though I love homeschooling, even after 19 years, I will find myself unmotivated to do school.   Sometimes I wake up with a headache, sometimes I just don’t want to do it, sometimes I’m overwhelmed with other things on my plate and skipping school 

Tween Girls in 2020: One girl’s persective

Tween Girls in 2020: One girl’s persective

    The movie Cuties has caused quite the outrage among my circle of friends. I dug deeper into the intent of the movie and realized there is confusion and chaos even among the creators of the film.     But it got me thinking