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10 Things I learned from our FIRST year of Homeschooling

It’s been almost a year since we began our homeschooling journey, so naturally, we’re experts.  (whips hair over shoulder) Er, not really. If homeschooling has taught me anything, it’s taught me…

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Recipe | Homemade Chocolate Syrup

Don’t be surprised if your kids go crazy over this homemade chocolate syrup recipe! Admit it, when you were a kid you used to sneak a swig of Hershey’s Chocolate Syrup…

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Does goat’s milk taste…GOATY?

Does goat’s milk taste bad, or even….er…goaty? Well, the answer is….most likely no, but possibly yes. Let me explain. Why people think goat’s milk is goaty I honestly can’t figure out who…

The Homestead Barn Hop!

Homestead Barn Hop #172

This week on the farm… We have been working on our raised garden boxes! Whew, it’s been some early mornings and hard work for me and the kids. The husband…

Confessions of an Expert Homesteader

Confessions of an Expert Homesteader!

For those times that your vegetable garden fails miserably, your chickens stop layin’ eggs, or your goat gets a case of the runs, you can rely on this episode of The Backyard…

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The Best Material for Raised Garden Boxes

Bermuda grass is my nemesis. It has worked it’s way into my vegetable garden despite all my attempts to stop it. After our Summer garden was finished, and it was…

The Homestead Barn Hop!

Homestead Barn Hop #171

This week on the farm… We’re getting into the swing of school…homeschool, that is. Yep, we are heading into our second year of homeschooling and we are excited about what…

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Raising Baby Chicks – A Beginner’s Guide

Thinkin’ about raising baby chicks? We love chickens here on our farm, and really, they’re kind of a staple on any farm. Fresh eggs every day? Yes, please! And let’s face…

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Let’s get REAL about my Essential Oil Business

There’s more to me than just goats. If you haven’t noticed already, I’ve recently decided to build a doTERRA Essential Oils business from home/online. I signed up with a doTERRA wholesale…

The Homestead Barn Hop!

Homestead Barn Hop #170

This week on the farm… It’s finally starting to cool down here in Arizona! Yesterday it actually….wait for it…rained! It’s a family event when it rains and we all rush…