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March 2013

The Chicken Chronicles – Easter Eggers

Ameraucana, Araucana, and Easter Egg Chickens Many hatcheries sell ‘Ameraucana’ chickens, or various misspellings of this name. There is a considerable amount …

Chickens as Livestock or Pets? - The Self Sufficient HomeAcre

The Chicken Chronicles: Livestock or Pets?

  Chickens as Livestock? Or Chickens as Pets? Earlier this week I discussed my chickens as livestock. You can read about it …

Butchering an Injured Hen - The Self Sufficient HomeAcre

The Chicken Chronicles – Butchering an Injured Chicken

For complete tutorials on butchering chickens, please see my post “How to Butcher a Chicken.”  Butchering An Injured Hen One afternoon I …

Loose Leaf Tea for Frugal Caffeine Lovers

Caffeine Lovers People love caffeine. They drink coffee, tea, and hot cocoa, or sip other caffeinated beverages such as soda or energy …

Making Broth on Your Woodstove

  Our wood stove really makes our house feel like a home. I love having the warmth in winter, plus it’s so …

A Tale of Two Roosters - The Self Sufficient HomeAcre

My Homesteading Adventure

Check out my article on The Backyard Farming Connection. My Homestead Highlight originally published on December 19th, 2012. If you are interested …

All Buttoned Up! A Guest Post

Welcome to Jenny from Black Fox Homestead! I’m so thrilled to share this guest post from Jenny with you today! Jenny recently …

Sage - The Self Sufficient HomeAcre

Cranberry-Orange Marmalade

See also How to Make Cranberry Jam and How to Make Jam from Frozen Fruit Cranberry Orange Marmalade Yield: approximately 15 half pints …