So chickens LOVE herbs. Seriously. They LOVE them! And not only do chickens love them, but they’re also really good for them too! They’re also perfect to feed for great eggs. So that’s a huge win-win! I try and incorporate herbs into my chickens’ diet in as many ways as I can. I… Read Full Article
Installing an automatic chicken coop door is easy, but it’s not always super straightforward. Here’s 7 sneaky hacks to install an automatic door for your chicken coop that the pros don’t always tell you (and I learned the hard way). First, in the video below, we show you how to install the automatic… Read Full Article
With it getting hotter, I wanted to show you a DIY automatic chicken waterer we made right on the homestead. It cost us under $5 to make, but it solves so many problems on the farm. The last thing we want is for our animals to be thirsty or get heat stroke, and this DIY automatic… Read Full Article
One way I’ve increased my independence is by learning new homesteading skills. And what’s an easier way to learn than by video? Here’s 40 essential (and easy) homesteading skills for you to master! Make laundry detergent Making your own laundry detergent is probably one of the easiest homesteading skills to master on this list. … Read Full Article
For years, we simply purchased laundry detergent from the dollar store, not ever thinking about making our own. When we moved to our homestead, and as the desire to produce more than we consumed became greater, I researched how to make laundry detergent at home, and found that we could save more by producing our own.… Read Full Article
Here’s a pretty cool video about how to knit a blanket using your arms. It’s not my video, but since knowing how to make blankets, etc is part of homesteading, I thought I’d share it. Thanks to Simply Maggie for making such a neat video! Enjoy!