The Christmas season is fast approaching and not only is it the perfect time of year to spend time with family and spoil everyone (even our furry friends!) with gifts, it’s also the perfect time of year to spend time outdoors! These Christmas gifts for dog handlers are perfect for hiking the fall and winter trails or working on some extra training during the offseason. Your dogs are unlikely to complain if you choose to spoil them with some new gear as they are sure to love the extra outdoor fun that goes with them! Christmas Gifts For Dog Handlers and Those Who Enjoy TheRead More →

October was a busy month here on the homestead although not all of it was due to the farm! I expect that November and December will be much the same but that’s the holiday season for you. I have to say that moving a bit farther north has made these fall months feel a lot more seasonal. Some of our leaves are actually changing colors! We never got that at the old house – mostly because we were surrounded by nothing but pine trees. Homesteading in October has been a mix of adjusting to the cooler temperatures and lack of daylight hours and enjoying itRead More →

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I love Halloween! For as long as I can remember Halloween has been my favorite holiday. I mean, I love Christmas too but there’s something about being able to dress up and become whatever you want for one day that’s extra fun. Coming up with a costume and then going out trick or treating was pretty much the highlight of my year growing up. Plus candy, when your a kid the allure of candy is hard to resist! Of course this year things are a little bit different and while our community hasn’t outright banned Trick or Treating yet, I just don’t see how IRead More →

As predicted this has been a slower month here on the homestead. Some months are just destined to be busier then others it seems like! That’s just the nature of homesteading today. With fall in the picture and the weather quickly turning cooler some activities are on the back burner. It’s unlikely that we will be adding any more livestock to the farm until spring, with the exception of raising some more quail and perhaps bringing a nice buck into our rabbit program. This is probably a good thing since the fall season also bring with it a lot of holiday fun. I love theRead More →

Since we have added quail to our homestead I have come to the conclusion that they are one of the best starter animals on a homestead. Raising quail in your backyard is perfect for those of you who want to raise your own meat or eggs but lack the room for larger poultry like chicken or ducks! Quail were my husbands idea and I have to say I’m pretty glad that he brought them up! They are funny to watch and while they might not be quite as friendly as the ducks or the chickens watching them hop around the coop and interact with eachRead More →

As bloggers, we spend a lot of time working on content. We brainstorm idea’s, research concepts and most of us spend several hours writing and editing those notes every week so that we can share our findings with all of our readers. While our writing might make up the bulk of our posts and contain the message we want to share all of our work will be for nothing if no one sees it! How do we make sure people see our work? Most of us post our articles to social media sites such as Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter to increase our views. Everyone knowsRead More →

You remember finding out you were pregnant, their first day of school and all the wonderful highlights in between. Now they’re getting older they want to learn to drive and enjoy their own freedom and independence. As parents, we have to let them live their own lives, but when a large percentage of road accidents, injuries, and even deaths involve teenagers, handing them the keys to their own car is incredibly frightening – click the link to find a Columbia car accident lawyer. With many parents anxious to give their children the independence their children crave, it makes sense to look at ways you canRead More →

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Every day, several thousand people change their place of living. They move for many reasons, and these involve education, work, or better living conditions. This change can be quite stressful. People are often unable to move on their own, so they hire professional movers. For this reason, the relocation companies are experiencing a boom. On the page below, find out why most people get anxious about moving, and how to deal with that: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/living-the-questions/201703/ten-simple-tips-manage-the-stress-moving. Some people are not accustomed to packing and carrying things. Others may not have the time to deal with that. Sometimes moving is complicated because of traveling to another city orRead More →