Tag: farm life

How Homesteading Has Transformed Me

How Homesteading Has Transformed Me

Let’s face it: no matter how many times we’ve been told that being a mom is the most important job in the world, we don’t fully believe it. Sure, we do to a certain level, but then the doubt creeps in. We fight the doubts 

A Simple Homemade Dairy Goat Feed Recipe

A Simple Homemade Dairy Goat Feed Recipe

This is just a short and simple post about our homemade dairy goat feed.   We make our own, for many reasons. it’s cheaper it’s healthier I know exactly what’s in it I can control it for health and wellness purposes We started making our 

Homestead Chores and Kids

Homestead Chores and Kids

In today’s episode we talk about chores on the homestead.   While we dive into the animal chores specifically, we also talk about how homestead chores for kids can build character and other ways farm chores can be valuable for our kids.   Listen to 

Morning Farm Chores with Love

Morning Farm Chores with Love

She puts on her coat, the favorite one that mom tells her not to wear. Her boots with yesterday’s mud go on next, then gloves. She doesn’t like the heavy ones that keep her hands warm. It’s too hard to work in those. But below 

Copper Bolus Your Goats With Confidence

Copper Bolus Your Goats With Confidence

The spring and summer of 2020 was a learning year for us on our little homestead.   This was when we discovered the importance of minerals and goats. It took us several months to correct our herd’s mineral deficiencies and a lot of waiting and 

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 

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 

How To Raise Baby Chicks and Rock At It

How To Raise Baby Chicks and Rock At It

  This post contains affiliate links. I may make a small commission if you click a link and make a purchase, at no additional cost to you.   Showing chickens at our county fair every summer means a new batch of chicks in the early