Make Your Own Beef Jerky

Do you have steaks piling up in the freezer that don’t get used as often as you’d like? Personally, I am not a huge steak fan, but I am a fan of beef jerky. You can turn that steak intoh delicious convenient jerky for snacks or lunches, heres how to make your own...

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...