The Survivor

The Survivor The survivor, HeiHei, our last Sliver Laced Wyandotte hen. We were given 6 Sliver Laced Wyandotte hens, all beautiful about a year old already laying. These were our first hens ever. As they were given to us in early March the ground still frozen over, we...

Making Leather Attempt #1

Have you ever wanted to make your own leather? There are many uses for leather; purses, shoes, jackets, and wallets. You are able to buy leather pre tanned and ready to use, but what’s the fun in that? Here I am to explain my first (definitely not last) failed attempt...

Winter Gardening In The City

Pulling your vegetable plants at the beginning of fall is a sad moment. It doesn’t need to end there. Start gardening in every season, including winter gardening in the city! Don’t have room for a large green house? Not a problem! Don’t have the money to invest in a...

Prepping For Goats

We are prepping for goats. It’s an exciting time. As we will soon be introducing some lovely new friends to our “zoo”, as my kids call it.  With living in the city’s you have to prep, plan and sort of papers. As you should prep and plan when having a larger chunk of...

Dehydrating Onions

Dehydrating onion is a great way to keep onion for storage. Store bought onions will last you 1-2 months. Dehydrating onions will last for years, if stored correctly. Start dehydrating today! Dehydrating Onions Why Dehydrate Onions?  Storage is the main key. If...