Visiting Livingoffmyland.com and bringing home trees and shrubs to improve the homestead, along with scouting more Maple Trees ready for tapping on our property. Plus reason #846 why Babydoll Southdown Sheep are the best breed.
Living to support the season can be a daunting task…
Learn to support what the purpose of each season is helps to enjoy it to the fullest and also enjoy when it is over. Yes, even summer can be an enjoyment when it is over. A time to enjoy the fruits of our labor and relax enough to settle down in the hibernation of winter.
From trying new ways of housing animals to altering recipes this week’s challenge is to try something new. How so you want to grow as a person?
Modern homesteading is utilizing the skills of the past with the technology of today. Building a skill set is done more efficiently & effectively.
The eggs finally hatched! Four day old chicks got their glamour shots and are resting after a hard day of hatching. We discuss the goals and plans for the chicks and how they entered into the world.
From losing a hen, to gaining five more, managing the crazy sheep to building new houses and collecting seeds for studying – our week has been crazy busy!
Corn and strawberries have provided both challenges and redemption. Bees are pollinating and chickens are, well, not being picky with the weather.
Keeping a balance of old tasks to build confidence and new tasks to keep boredom at bay, motivation can remain strong throughout rhe gardening season.
Herbs have many uses, and learning them can be overwhelming. Taking a few at a time to engross in the identification and benefits can ease the process.
Some weeks are for learning, some for mastering. Some weeks are for failing, some for exceeding. Regardless, each week has a lesson to be learned.