Winter

"Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for a touch of a friendly hand, for warmth by the fire:  it is time for home"

~Edith Sitwell

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The BEST Tips For Firewood Storage

By Amber Bradshaw | Sep 5, 2019

If you’ve used wood as your heating or cooking source for any length of time, then you know the key to heat production is in properly drying and storing firewood. We want to share what we’ve learned with you over the years about drying and firewood storage.

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10+ AMAZING Ways To Use Wood Ash!

By Amber Bradshaw | Aug 30, 2019

  Is fireplace ash good for anything? The byproduct of staying nice and toasty has many uses on your homestead, and who doesn’t love multi-functional? From helping your garden grow to cleaning your teeth, you will be amazed at all the ways you can use wood ash.

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DIY Grill Seasoning Kit- Budget Friendly Gift Idea

By Amber Bradshaw | Dec 12, 2018

This budget-friendly grill kit is the perfect gift to give any time of the year. They are great for camping, cooking out, or take to on vacations; the small size makes them easy to pack and store.

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DIY Tea Gift: Make This Adorable Budget-Friendly Gift For Tea Lovers

By Amber Bradshaw | Dec 12, 2018

The perfect gift for the tea lover on your list! This travel tin is so easy to store, you can take it anywhere and never be without your favorite tea. Great gift for friends, family, co-workers, hairdressers, teachers, just about anyone who loves the taste of a good cup of tea. Super easy to make…

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The Story of The Christmas Sheep

The Story Of The Christmas Sheep

By Amber Bradshaw | Dec 24, 2017

Sheep are one of the most common and popular livestock in the Christmas Story. You see them in every manger scene, the Shepherd was guiding his flock by night. From the first book in the bible to the last, sheep are mentioned. The the Christmas Sheep blessed our family last year and this is our…

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10 Last Minute Gifts That Won't Break The Bank

10 Last Minute Gifts That Won’t Break The Bank

By Amber Bradshaw | Dec 15, 2017

This list of 10 last minute gift ideas is great for both sides; as a host you can present your guests with a gift and as a guest, you wont show up empty handed. The ideas can be used year round, but the best part about this list? The gift won’t go unused- if nobody…

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6 Ways To Recycle Your Christmas Tree- Reuse Recycle Repurpose

6 Ways To Recycle Your Christmas Tree

By Amber Bradshaw | Dec 9, 2017

Is your tree looking more like a Charlie Brown Christmas Tree and less like the beautiful green specimen that your family once adored? Then it’s time to Reuse, Recycle and Repurpose that Christmas Re-Tree!

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5 Christmas Potpourri Recipes: The wonderful smells of Christmas

By Amber Bradshaw | Dec 6, 2017

The sense of smell, more than sight, hearing or even taste, is where we store our most cherished and vintage memories. Whether its sitting by a crackling fire, decorating fresh-baked cookies,or the smell of pine as you decorate the Christmas Tree; these scents of Christmas take you back to fond memories of past. What if…

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Christmas Gifts Your Chickens Will Love! Gifts for Every Budget

10 Christmas Gifts For Chickens- Something For Every Budget

By Amber Bradshaw | Dec 6, 2017

  I know you love your feathered friends (I only have hens so I call them my girls) and don’t want to leave them out this time of the year. Especially after all the hard work they do for you by providing fresh eggs, meat, protection, companionship, bug control, and fresh fertilizer. So what is…

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