Around the Homestead: May

Are you a wanna-be homesteader?  Me, too!  I have accomplished some of my homestead goals, but still Ihave a large bucket list!  Come and see what’s been going on at my growing homestead this month! Meet the birds… I now have a total of twenty-one hens, one rooster (oops! he got sexed wrong!), four ducks Read more about Around the Homestead: May[…]

Checking in with the hens {and ducks!}

Our hens are getting so big!  They are almost a month old now and entering that gawky teenage stage where they are getting their feathers.  No more little downy fuzz!  I believe this is one of the Barred Rock hens.  She is gray…how beautiful! Yesterday afternoon we moved our ducklings from the house to the Read more about Checking in with the hens {and ducks!}[…]

Banana Bread Recipe

My children love banana bread.  They love it so much they will eat a whole loaf in one sitting.  Leftovers?  Not a chance.  I’ve tried many a banana bread recipe in the past but this is my go-to recipe because it is the moistest banana bread you will ever taste!  There’s a secret ingredient….sour cream!  Read more about Banana Bread Recipe[…]

Checking in with the chickens!

It’s time to check in with the chickens!  Our new peeps are a little over one week old.  They have graduated from the playroom to the coop.  Let’s just say they were getting pretty noisy and messy!  Chickens make a lot of dust!  Our weather this week has been in the mid 70’s during the Read more about Checking in with the chickens![…]

Thursday in the Garden

Welcome to Thursday in the Garden where I share my gardening inspiration, projects and successes each week!  This week I want to share my seedling progress…it’s week three!  My plants are currently in the craft room stationed on a table at the window.  I also have two grow lights over them so they have plenty Read more about Thursday in the Garden[…]