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Planning Your Garden: The Best Vegetables For Full Sun, Partial Sun and Shade

I truly believe that half the battle in gardening is… choosing the correct location for your fruits and veggies. For years I just planted wherever and prayed things would survive….

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How to Build a Chicken Tractor

So you want to raise chickens for meat? Good for you! Home-raised chicken meat is amazing, and truly a different food that what you purchase at the store. I guarantee that…

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How to make a Wild Yeast Starter {To Rise Bread Naturally}

Have you ever wondered how people made bread BEFORE packaged yeast? Magical yeast fairies, maybe? Um, no. Not really. The history of bread-making is incredibly fascinating. Wild yeast exists all around…

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Planning an Efficient Pasture Rotation for Goats

You know you’re a serious goat farmer… When you spend hours researching and planning an efficient pasture rotation area. In my years owning goats, I’ve learned that raising a healthy…

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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…