Crab and I have been wanting to make some didgeridoos for a while now. Memories of "Rocko's Modern Life" filled my head...as well as my dreams of visiting Australia 🙂 Either way, it seems like a pretty simple instrument, and the history behind them are really cool. They are one of the oldest wind instruments … Continue reading DIY Didgeridoo
A little late, but I wanted to share my collective DIY NEW YEARS EVE PARTY DECOR Ideas that I found via email subscriptions, pinterest, and online in general. Some of these are spin offs from ones I have seen, and some are original 🙂 I do not normally decorate crazy for NYE but since this … Continue reading How To: DIY New Years Eve Party Decor On A Budget
I have been needing to put my bags of rice, beans, flour, sugar, and other grains into my buckets for a while now. I would say about 2 months....SHAME! SO...what is Long Term Food Storage (LTFS) and why do I believe my family and I need it? Why do I need car, homeowner, or life insurance? … Continue reading DIY Long Term Food Storage Using Food Grade Buckets, Mylar Bags, & Oxygen Absorbers
Sorry it has been a while! We have been busy at the homestead with our candle and melt business as well as creating some new products! And now that summer is here, field trips and field days are over, school taxi is closed, and bored kids are in bloom!! I still have a little bit … Continue reading Summer is Here! Office is Outside!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vTip45fRsXQ Update on the Duck Tractor! We added a tarp to give the ducks some more shade and wind break. I widened their door to their little house inside, but did that after I made the video of course! But either way, just wanted to show what it looked like afterwards. We will see how … Continue reading Duck Tractor 2.0- Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i6MdU8atdgA Finally! The completed Turkey Tractor! This was definitely needed considering our Tom decided to show retaliation towards my English Mastiff, Mila, for when she bullied him when he was much smaller! He didn't hurt our poor little 130 lb princess;) Just wouldn't really allow her to play outside without attacking! So the Turkey Tractor … Continue reading Turkey Tractor 3.0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYeTbqHXOIA#aid=P9_ZYnuHm7w A quick video of the new Muskovy ducks and their home! They have a nice shelter, and we recently added a tarp to this one, will update soon! They have finally gotten use to being here, still getting used to us. Will let you all know how this new adventure is going!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ybSix70E-o Here is a video tour of the chicken tractor we just built! We recently added a tarp soon after this video, and hung the feed and water. I will update with that video soon! So far with 20 mph winds all day today, they have held up great!
The Current Project on the homestead is the best one yet! NO more chicken and Turkey poop covering my walk ways and deck! I love my free range birds, but their poop is not fun. We decided to open the gates and let all the critters run wild and forage for food. IT cut down … Continue reading Chicken Tractor, Turkey Tractor, Chick Tractor, Ever Where I See a TRACTOR!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9fvTP6wRwWs I had a few requests to do a video of this so I went ahead and posted. I hope I wasn't talking too quietly in the beginning!