Taking care of your Favorite Cast Iron

Fads in for pots and pans come and go. Copper, non stick, two sided! If a pan starts it’s life out on tv infomercial you’re not likely to see it in my kitchen. As a matter of fact a few years ago I threw…

Ducks or Chickens – Join the Great Debate

No doubt if you have the homesteading or hobby farming bug, you have thought about all those lovely fresh eggs you could have (along with your gorgeous vine-ripened tomatoes). It’s one of the first things people tend to contemplate when they want to grow…

HOW TO START A HAPPY HEALTHY HOMESTEADING LIFE

That title makes it sound like I should have a well laid-out step-by-step plan to start homesteading all ready for you to dive into, right? Not so fast! I’m trying to organize all the ideas and thoughts scampering around in my brain (because in…

GROWING AN INDOOR HERB GARDEN

CHOOSE YOUR HERBS While there are many hardy herbs that can withstand the cold, there are a few essential herbs that will not so it is helpful to also have an indoor herb garden to get you through the colder months. It’s also extremely…