Creating Dust Baths for Chickens

Chickens naturally want to bathe in the dirt. So why not make it the best, healthiest option for them. If your chickens are free range this might be a little harder to get them to bathe in one specific area. I have placed tires filled with this mixture all over the yard. Although they still like to dig in my gardens!

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DIY Dandelion Salve

Did you know that dandelions are super beneficial for us? The whole plant is usable, flower, leaves, and the roots. I’ve really been wanting to make a dandelion salve. The flowers have pain relieving and anti-inflammatory properties. Not only that, it’s great for dry, cracked, and/or itchy skin. To make the salve you need dandelions, almond oil, and beeswax.

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25 Free or inexpensive things to do with your kids this Summer

I’m always trying to find fun things to do with the kids during the summer, but everything costs so much and I just can’t do it. So I asked the kids what were some things they wanted to do this Summer and they had some pretty cool ideas. lol. But, we came up with an amazing list!

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Yard Makeover

Update** Please note, this is an ongoing project. I will add more as things change.😁 What a crazy three days it’s been. When we moved into our house 4 years ago there was a crap load of trees in the backyard. Pine trees. Yuck. I really dislike any kind of pine tree. So they had to go. We’ve been cutting them down and all that was left were the stumps. 42 of them I think.

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Easter Sunday

Happy Easter Friends! It was a wonderful laid back morning here at our house. Brunch and I treated myself to a mimosa… or two. It was a little chilly here but the sun finally peeked out around 2 or so. Every Easter we take a walk or ride down to this little spring we have in the back pasture. The kids and dogs love it. It has become some what of a tradition here on the homestead.

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