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.
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.
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.
Strawberries are a sure sign of summer. From wild strawberries to the full-fruit in all their sweetness. A versatile fruit loved my everyone.
Owning animals can make it difficult to travel or leave the homestead for any length of time. There are a few precautions that can be taken care of to make going on holiday have a better peace of mind.
The beginning of the week I was outside in a tank top getting the animals ready for summer, and today it is a blizzard. Welcome to MinneSNOWta. -__- Hooving the Sheep. We began our week contemplating shearing the sheep. The ewes get their tails docked in a few weeks and we need to shear them…