There has been a lot of talk about our pigs recently, but we need to make plans for want to do with all those critters. I talk about the plans for them, and I answer some FAQ about the move. There are lots more to come that we will share as it happens. We areContinue reading “Much Ado about Piglets”
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Starting Over Again Part 2 – Homestead for sale.
The first step in the starting over process was making the decision. We have done that. Then we had to start looking for a new home. We have done that too. We actually put in an offer on a new place last week. It was accepted and we are moving forward with it. It isContinue reading “Starting Over Again Part 2 – Homestead for sale.”
The incredible Eggs
Chickens are amazing creatures, and one of the exciting things about them is their variability. One of those variations comes in egg size
Starting Over … Again?
A long time ago… in a place far far away… THE GREATHITES That is how all great stories start, right? In this case, it is not all that epic, but still at least mostly true. Almost 20 years ago now, we bought our house in New York and started our adventures in homesteading. About 3Continue reading “Starting Over … Again?”
The Challenges of kids on the Homestead
Kids are their own challenge. We love our kids very much, and love having them around and helping on the homestead, but here are some of the homestead-specific challenges that we have faced. Some you might expect and some you might not. Thank you to homesteady for the idea for this video If you areContinue reading “The Challenges of kids on the Homestead”
How we Prepare for Colder Weather
As the colder weather starts to set in, I thought it would be a good time to talk about how we prepare our homestead for the coming winter.
Fall Clean Up
As always happens you have the beautiful part of the Fall, and then you have the part you have to clean up. That is where we are now. So here is what we got done this weekend.
Rainy days but lots of Graditude
We start with a rainy day but the truth is we have a lot to be grateful for, and I spend some time talking about what I believe is the most essential part of life.
The “Dreaded” To-Do List
There are always things that need to get done around here.
Like everyone else, we are dealing with snow this week. You’d think that folks from the Snowbelt would be better prepared. Not that we didn’t appreciate the snow, but there are some challenges we thought we’d left behind. If the meal I described at the end sounds good to you, here is where you canContinue reading “Snow Days”