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Convert your Pool into a Natural Swimming Pool (with hydrogen peroxide)

When I suggested we build a natural swimming pool and Kevin came home with an above ground pool… Let’s just say I wasn’t in the best of mood. Here I was,…

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How much space do you need to raise goats?

“Can I have a goat in my apartment?”… Is, believe it or not, one of the most common questions I get asked. The answer? Um, probably not, unless by ‘apartment’,…

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How to Build a Greenhouse! {everything you need to get started}

Ready to learn how to build a greenhouse? While greenhouses were once only used by commercial farmers, they are now a common sight in backyards and gardens around the world. This is…

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VIDEO | Spring 2016 Backyard Farm Tour

Life on our little backyard farm… Man, I love it.  I love this little farm so much I want to marry it. Poop n’ all. You gotta make sacrifices in marriage….

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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…