How To Make Mittens Out Of An Old Sweater
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How To Make Mittens Out Of An Old Sweater

When my husband shrank one of my cashmere sweaters, I decided to use an old sweater mitten pattern to breathe new life into an item of clothing I would otherwise have to discard. During winters on our homestead, the winds can get pretty chilly, particularly from the North, and a good, sturdy set of mittens…

Try This DIY Hanging Pumpkin Treat For Your Chickens

Try This DIY Hanging Pumpkin Treat For Your Chickens

Today I wanted to share a simple DIY hanging pumpkin treat that you can make for your chickens. The idea for this project comes from reader Herdy Bell! Thanks for sharing it with us Herdy! My chickens love pumpkins and since it’s right after Halloween there tend to be a lot of leftover pumpkins around!…

8+ DIY Holiday Decorations For Your Chicken Coop
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8+ DIY Holiday Decorations For Your Chicken Coop

So I tend to go a little bit overboard with Christmas decorations every year. I love Christmas, so I have to try and reign myself in every year when I want to decorate my house all out for the holidays. I’ve been looking at Christmas decorations on Pinterest all week (obviously) and I realized that…

Cooler Days At The Farm!: Confessions From The Coop
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Cooler Days At The Farm!: Confessions From The Coop

Well, the temperature has dropped about 40 degrees in the past couple days, which has me super happy – I can finally start working on building coops and more videos for y’all!   The constant heat and bugs made it impossible all summer long.   I’ve been wanting to do a video web series about…

The Perfect Gift Guide For Backyard Chicken Lovers
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The Perfect Gift Guide For Backyard Chicken Lovers

Everyone, Christmas is coming!  Christmas sneaks up on us so quickly, doesn’t it? I swear it was just July! One of the worst parts of Christmas is trying to think of gift ideas for everyone on your list. It can take hours and can be stressful too. Well, let me take the stress away. I’ve…

DIY Pumpkin Vase Chicken Coop Decoration For Fall
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DIY Pumpkin Vase Chicken Coop Decoration For Fall

Fall is here, y’all. And that makes it a perfect time to decorate your chicken coop with a cute fall display of pumpkins and mums. Why decorate your coop? Well, certainly you don’t HAVE to. But it looks kind of cool, and if you do it right, you can recycle your fall decorations as healthy…