compost pile

Many people are using a compost pile these days. The biggest question most people have when they start to compost is “What can I add to my compost pile?” This list shows many items that can be safely composted in your compost bin or pile. Not everything on these lists is for everybody, soContinue Reading

almond flour

As more people are turning to healthier and gluten-free ways to eat, almond flour has become more popular as a replacement for white flour. Baking with almond flour, though, can be a confusing endeavor.   I have thrown out many a recipe when using almond flour because I really didn’tContinue Reading

Choosing rabbits for the homestead

More and more homesteads across the United States are choosing rabbits for their homesteads. Some are choosing rabbits as pets, some for the collecting of manure for gardening, some for meat and some for fiber.   Rabbits are very simple and inexpensive to keep. They don’t take up much space,Continue Reading

Frozen Berry Pumpkin Treats for Dogs

My biggest joy on my homestead are my two dogs and I love to keep them happy and cool in the hot summer months here in Florida. I already make my own dog treats, but I needed a treat for the summer months that they could enjoy.   I put myContinue Reading

Memorial day tribute to my Dad

I thought I would take a break from writing the traditional posts that I usually write here on my blog and do a tribute to my Dad.   I spend a lot of time with my Dad, not because I have to but because I choose too. I feel likeContinue Reading

Commercially Grown Foods: Is it killing us?

Did you know that most diseases we suffer from stem from the commercially grown food we purchase to feed our families? That’s a scary thought huh? It’s true! Most of the food we buy in our local grocery stores, like meat, poultry, and fruits and vegetables are not as healthy asContinue Reading