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Spare me the…

The stares get a bit old. The looks of sympathy. The "Oh, poor thing!" glances. Please. Spare me the sympathy. Sure, sometimes I'm dragging fussy children through the store - a year and a half … [Read More...]

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Raspberry Custard…

So, my apologies in advance, because you may notice that (once again) this "dessert" recipe focuses on two ingredients: eggs and cream. What can I say? I've got laying hens. And a dairy cow. And … [Read More...]

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Natural Psoriasis…

I've been receiving TONS of essential oil emails lately. Most of you want to know MORE about how to use these oils in daily life for your family. Some of you love essential oils. Some of you hate … [Read More...]

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Homestead Barn Hop…

Welcome to the weekly Barn Hop! So glad to have you here! Here's what's been going on with us on the farm!: - We've been switching our dog over to a real food diet! And here's how we did … [Read More...]

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Alternatives To…

I love my Toby turd. One may think that because I have nicknamed him Toby 'turd' I don't love him, but truth be told, I really do. He's the most loyal pooch in the entire world, faithfully guarding … [Read More...]

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Raising A Years…

I can see the progress in raising a years supply of meat. Sure, it's been slow. And extremely difficult. And full of blood, sweat, and tears. But still - I can see the progress! And I'm so thankful … [Read More...]

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Roasted Garlic…

There are so many things to love about late Spring and early Summer. The gardens are starting to fill in - baby tomatoes cling to the tomato bushes, teeny zucchini are hidden under giant squash … [Read More...]

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Putting healthcare…

Three weeks ago, I spent a night in the hospital. Not by choice, naturally. The day began as normal - cow milking, children wrangling, and breakfast baking. A few hours later, I noticed that I had … [Read More...]

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Meet the Beatha Fonn…

You may have noticed a trend among homesteaders, perhaps even a trend that you're experiencing yourself, in which life on the farm has become so full of summer busyness (that is, awesomeness) that … [Read More...]

Homestead Barn Hop | The Elliott Homestead

Barn Hop #163…

Our homestead has grown by 54 animals this week - that's enough to keep any homesteader busy! We've started our second back of meat chickens and also welcomed 4 new Katahdin sheep to the farm. We're … [Read More...]

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