Farmers Market Whirl Wind

Each week it feels like Thursday evening gets here more quickly than the last. Monday- Wednesday I spend my nights preparing more inventory to replace the items sold the week prior and it always seems like I run out of daylight before tasks on my to-do list. Between selling baby buns, walking the goats after…

Land of Milk and Honey!

I did an unbelievable thing- I made another big jump in my goat keeping journey by adding two additional does to my herd, one of which is in milk! Now, I had never milked a goat before and here I am bringing home a mom that should be milked 1-2x a day. “What was she…

Feisty Bee’s Hive Removal!

Now, this is not something we do for just anyone! Hive removal is hard work and holds its own bag of liability so we choose to only do it for friends and family and in very special circumstances. Most beekeepers charge big bucks for removing a hive especially one that is as established as this…

DIY Dryer Balls

Dryer balls are a great natural alternative to dryer sheets which contain chemicals and fiberglass shards. These handcrafted felted wool balls will decrease drying time and make your clothes soft and fluffy! A few weeks ago I posted about how I cleaned the raw sheep’s wool in my post Cleaning Wool.¬†¬†Since that post, I have…

DIY Gravity Fed Rabbit Waterer

This past weekend I was out of town for a wedding so before I could leave the homestead for a few days I had to make sure all the critters had adequate food and water sources. The bunny moms and their litters were easily going through two regular small critter water bottles a day and…