How To Keep Outside Cats Warm In The Winter

How To Keep Outside Cats Warm In The Winter

As temperatures continue to drop on the farm, I’ve gotten more worried about our cat, Boss, who is an indoor/outdoor kitty. So, I’ve been researching how to keep outside cats warm in the winter so I can make sure he’s around for years.   Boss is one of our mousers, and in addition to being…

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How To Install A Wood Stove For Beginners

Ever since we moved to our farm, learning how to install a wood stove has been on the bucket list. It’s not just that a wood stove screams homesteading, but it’s also about saving money, using the resources around us (we have 5 acres of woods), and, frankly, not buying propane for our central heat…

Rain Barrels: How To Choose, Install & Use Them For Off-Grid Water
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Rain Barrels: How To Choose, Install & Use Them For Off-Grid Water

If you really want to go off-grid, you will need rain barrel so you can harvest rainwater and repurpose it.   We try to conserve rainwater on our farm, especially since we’ve lived on properties that required an electric well pump – and when the electricity was out, guess what! No water! Not good when…