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Homemade Udder Balm Recipe {with free printable label}

Breastfeeding mothers can relate. It hurts to have a milk supply.  And goats are no different. That’s why I created this udder balm to soothe and protect the skin of…

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My Favorite Brand of Essential Oils

There’s a reason why essential oils are everywhere. When you find something that’s easy to use and gives you great results, you want to tell all the people. Although I…

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How to Grow Strawberries ANYWHERE!

When you live in the desert… You have to get creative. Because I don’t take no for an answer. No siree, I figure out a way to do it, and I do…

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Assisting a Goat Birth Delivery {A Video Tutorial}

Can you believe… … that it’s taken us 7 years of goat-owning, over 20 assisted deliveries, and countless little baby goats running around for us to finally film a birth?…

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Natural Solutions in the Garden: The Ultimate Guide

You’d be amazed… At how many master gardeners insist that growing food without pesticides is impossible. As a new gardener, years ago, I was discouraged to hear this same rhetoric from trusted…

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A Day in the Life of a Homeschooler: Year 3

Here we are, ending our third year of homeschooling! It was harder than I thought to document our homeschooling doings for the day. But, because I’m a diligent gal, I kept…

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Homemade Wool Tampons

You’re not still using those “regular” organic cotton tampons, are you? Oh dear. You and me need to have a chat.  Because, I’m sorry to tell you this, but… homemade wool…

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How to tell if your goat is pregnant

It seems like it should be simple, right? A pregnant goat would look… well, pregnant. The problem is, goats have naturally large stomachs, due to the activity in their rumen. So,…

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Creating an HOA-approved Backyard Farm in the City

Backyard farming is truly one of the most rewarding things you’ll ever do. Sure, some plants will die and you’ll make beginner mistakes like the best of us, but your life…

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Fruit Trees Galore! What we’ve planted this spring.

It’s spring in Arizona, and you know what that means… Everything’s rejuvenated, including my passion for growing stuff! I’m definitely not the expert, but I love trying new adventures, even…