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Here is where you can see what we've been up to recently, the improvements we've made, the struggles we face on our homestead. 

10 Reasons Why New Homesteaders Fail- Plus tips to help you succeed

By Amber Bradshaw | Aug 17, 2017 | 2 Comments
10 Reasons Why New Homesteaders Fail & Tips To Help You Succeed

  “Since 1950, the number of people employed in agriculture has plummeted in all industrial nations, in some regions by more than 80 percent. Look at the numbers, and you might think farmers are being singled out by some kind of virus” Are you among the growing number of people who would like to leave…

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What To Do With A Rooster? When you only wanted Hens

By Amber Bradshaw | Aug 11, 2017 | 1 Comment
What To Do With A Rooster? When You Only Wanted Hens

What to do with a Rooster? You were so excited to become a growing number of proud back yard chicken owners. You built a cute little coop, maybe even hung a curtain or two, told all of your friends you would soon be in supply of Fresh Eggs. Placed your order for Pullets (female baby…

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How To Make Honey Straws For Fun And Profit

By Amber Bradshaw | Jul 25, 2017 | 1 Comment
How To Make Honey Straws For Fun And Profit

  How to Make Honey Straws for Fun and Profit Honey Straws are an amazing treat that are perfect for the whole family! Easy to take anywhere, Honey Straws make them the perfect on-the-go snack.

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Homemade “Maple” Syrup- Without A Maple Tree!

By Amber Bradshaw | Jul 25, 2017 | 1 Comment
Homemade Maple Syrup- without a maple tree!

Homemade “Maple” Syrup- without a maple tree Several years ago I was reading a farming magazine when I came across a recipe for Corn Cob Syrup- a maple syrup knockoff made from corn cobs. The article had attached quotes saying “my grandfather swears this is better than maple syrup” and ” unless I told you,…

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It’s More Than Just Chickens- Fighting For My Rights

By Amber Bradshaw | Jul 25, 2017 | 2 Comments
It's More Than Just Chickens- Fighting For Our Rights

  It’s More Than Just Chickens – It’s about feeding my family People across the country are fighting for the right to provide for their families with gardens and small backyard livestock. My family is one of those affected, and the new laws are taking the food off my children’s plates. This is our story.

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Back To School- How to Build Your Child’s Immunity To Prevent Sickness

By Amber Bradshaw | Jul 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
Back To School- How to Build Your Child's Immunity To Prevent Sickness

It’s that time of the year again that many parents all over the country celebrate- Back To School. The new school clothes, book bags, lunch box, school supplies, and let’s not forget the Back To School Sickness. Every year we enjoyed a sick-free summer. No doctors offices, no medicines, just the great outdoors and the…

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DIY Critter Ridder Recipe- Natural Rodent Repellent

By Amber Bradshaw | Jul 17, 2017 | 5 Comments
DIY Critter Ridder Recipe-Natural Rodent Repellent

  Rodent Repellent: DIY Critter-Ridder Recipe Are critters making a meal out of your home? Do they get into your trash? Your birds go hungry because some varmint eats their seeds? Do deer eat your prized flowers and garden? Then you need to make this DIY Critter Ridder Recipe for Natural Rodent Repellent.

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DIY Fire Pit- Quick, Easy & Affordable

By Amber Bradshaw | Jul 12, 2017 | 3 Comments
DIY Fire Pit-Quick,Easy,Affordable

My three favorite words! Who doesn’t love roasting marshmallows and sitting by a fire when there is a slight chill in the air? Well you don’t have to be Bob Vila or even Bob the Builder to have a functional fire pit. Sure all of those internet pictures and ideas look AMAZING, but fall is…

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DIY Citrus Candles: Eco-Friendly & Easy

By Amber Bradshaw | Jul 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
DIY Citrus Candles. Eco-Friendly, Easy to Make and only 2 Ingredients!

  You won’t believe how fun and easy this Citrus Candle is to make! Wow your guest at any party or gathering with these amazing candles. DIY Citrus Candles: Eco-Friendly & Easy This fun little project pleases my lifestyle in so many ways. #1 It is an easy (I mean easy) DIY project. #2 It…

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The Truth About Farmers Markets- And The Lies Behind The Produce

By Amber Bradshaw | Jul 4, 2017 | 4 Comments
The TRUTH About Farmers Markets and the lies behind the produce

Farmers Markets: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. The one place left in the world you think you can meet good, honest, hard-working people, right? Well for the most part this is true, but there are always the few that you have to look out for, I am here to warn you about ‘those…

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