You can’t beat a good hearty soup with lots of flavor, especially when it’s chilly outside. Warm soup just hits the spot! And this sausage & sweet potato soup with spinach is a new family favorite for my crew. I hope you love it as much as we do!Read More
I almost don’t even want to share our great big costly meat bird mistake of 2018, because it was so terrible and so avoidable.
It was possibly the most discouraging set back we’ve experienced in our homesteading journey. But we want to be transparent with you. And since we ourselves have benefited from the mistakes of others, we’ve decided to share our great big terrible meat bird mistake. Read More
What would you do if you weren’t afraid? Is it big enough and important enough that you’d do it anyway, even if you were afraid? That’s what we did in 2018.Read More
Have your kids experienced homemade flubber with essential oils? They’re going to love this recipe!
You’re going to love it too, because it’s simple enough for kids to make on their own and they’ll get hours of good old fashioned entertainment from their homemade flubber.
A simple-to-assemble flubber kit makes a fun gift, too.Read More
Last year we decided to start a Jesse Tree advent tradition and it’s become one of our favorite parts of the Christmas season.Read More
Just in time for the holidays, I’m excited to share my Great Big Homestead Gift List with you! You’ll also find lots of great ideas for cooks, foodies, and gardeners.Read More
It can be tricky to find the perfect gifts for farm kids, so I’ve worked hard to put together a list of tools, gear, and other things we consider to be essential for the kids on our own small farm. Read More
Keeping my cast iron pots and pans clean seemed like a major chore until I discovered an amazing solution. It really is the best way to clean cast iron, and stainless steel and glassware, too!Read More
What is the real cost of raising meat birds? Is it worth it?
For my family, the answer is yes. Definitely. Absolutely! Today I’ll show you the numbers and provide a list of our exact costs as we’ve raised our own meat birds over the last two years.Read More
Clove oil gives off a warm, spicy aroma that always reminds me of fall and the holidays. But clove oil also provides important health benefits.Read More