A growing Rabbitry

Over the weekend I added three new satin angoras to the herd. Originally, I was only looking for two additional does but this Silver buck was absolutely breath taking and I couldn’t pass him up. His name has been earned and goes along with my other Greek themed names on the homestead. This silver buck is…

Seed head harvest

This time of year when the air gets a little more brisk and things begin to change colors is absolutely my most favorite time of year. Not because of the boots, sweaters and pumpkin spice everything but because I begin to feel more at peace and comfortable in my own skin. The gladiolus’ are in…

Making wood wick beeswax candles!

I finally put all of the beeswax Luke and I collected from our honey harvest to good use! I had about a third of a pound of wax total and have been wanting to make candles for quite some time. Making candles is actually very easy and did you know beeswax candles are actually good…

A Woman with Many Talents

I may not know how to do everything but I definitely know how to do a little research and try to do everything! After work this week I spent some time getting familiar with the bobcat I borrowed. The controls are slightly wonky and it has its moments where it likes to die or refuse…

Sweet and Gooey!

Harvest is upon us! Our “golden girl” who is an Italian queen has been our best producer so far with five fully capped frames of honey and three frames the hive is still working on capping. The other hives were still working on building up honey as well as capping so we only collected 5…

Running Faucets

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. This day has been a long time coming! After the initial failure to get running water in the house, my boyfriend and I did some additional…