Category Archives: Self Sufficient Living

Beautiful Eggs!

Its been so interesting to see the variety of eggs we are getting from our hens. This is a regular size egg, next to a very very large egg. We have 3 different hens that lay these enormous eggs. So … Continue reading

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LOADS of Manure

We had two dumptruck loads of horse manure delivered last week. Its somewhat mixed with bedding, and we will be spreading it over our fields, and using it our garden beds. All we had to pay was a bit of … Continue reading

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Chicks – Day 3

We lost 3 chicks. Two over night on Saturday, and one last night. Not sure why, it just happens sometimes. Yesterday morning I woke up to pouring rain. I went out (at 5:30am!), to check on the chicks, since I … Continue reading

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Getting Started with Chicks

Went out and got the supplies I needed to finish getting ready for the chicks. I spent less than $65, which included the first bag of organic chick starter.

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Plumbing from Hell

We sold our bathroom vanity/mirror/light set, and needed to uninstall it. That ended up being close to a 2 hour project, because of the way the installed it, plus the crazy plumbing. Then there was the rigged light. As you … Continue reading

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Its only the beginning

My farm has a name as you can see. Now its on to actually getting some animals, a garden, an orchard, etc. This year will be a slower year, we are only going to get 50 hens, and work on … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning

I so enjoyed the amazing cleanliness of my house last year, after we got it all prepped for listing it, that since we are keeping it, I’m going to do alot of that extra cleaning again. This is what I … Continue reading

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