There is a lot to be said about organization as a tool of the trade – jobs take less time, create less stress. A neat work environment leads to more work accomplished. An organized homestead is a productive and fruitful one. As active “Hoardsteaders*”, we have a dozen or more projects going at any givenContinue reading “Organization Tips from a Homesteader Mom with way too much stuff.”
An analysis of the cost of raising chickens for eggs.
I’m going to preface this blog by saying- FED IS BEST. We decided to breast feed Issac longer then Izzy simply because I could stay home as long as we wanted this time around. A total of 18 and a half months of breast feeding and on May 1st 2020, I woke up and decidedContinue reading “10 Tips for Breastfeeding Success”
An update blog for our 2019 goals
A long update blog covering farm news for the second half of 2019
A look into our second year of raising pigs for meat on our small homestead in Maine.
5 things we did differently from before and even more goals for how we’d like to do it next year.
A short update to let you all know- I’m still here!
Just a quick photo blog- I wanted to show everyone how awesome Mariacher’s Shearing Services were. Here are some before of some very fluffy but miserable alpaca beasts… they’ve been being very naughty with their water buckets the last few days to try and beat the humidity. They arrived after supper around 5:30. They wereContinue reading “Alpaca Shearing 2019”