Are you considering adding a barn cat to your homestead? You should! Today Mr. Native Texan presents three reasons why every homestead needs a barn cat. He’ll also address three common concerns about introducing barn cats to the homestead.
Even though I’ve been gardening for years and years, I was never exactly sure how to start seeds indoors. It felt like such an intimidating process. When we moved to the new farm last year, I decided it was finally time to tackle the challenge. I would learn how to start seeds indoors.
I spent a lot of time psyching myself up for this project in our new log home farmhouse, but it turns out that it’s really pretty simple to refinish a vintage claw foot tub. And I’m so pleased with the results!
Our second year of raising meat birds was filled with ups and downs. Mostly ups, with two major downs. In the end, we’re still addicted to raising our own food and plan to expand our pastured poultry enterprise this year.
It’s been a while since I’ve shared a “best books list” here on the blog. This year we’ve had homesteading on the brain in a major way, so I’m excited to present a collection of our favorite books for homestead kids.
I almost don’t even want to share our great big costly meat bird mistake of 2018, because it was so terrible and so avoidable. It was possibly the most discouraging set back we’ve experienced in our homesteading journey. But we want to be transparent with you. And since we ourselves have benefited from the mistakes of…