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Big Turkey

My 25 Pound Turkey

  A BIG Turkey! I’m almost done butchering the 10 Broad Breasted White turkeys I ordered this spring and raised on our homestead. There’s one left to butcher when I get a nice cool day, but the rest are in the freezer or I pressure canned the meat for winter. …

Our first young beets of the season.

Using Summer’s Harvest

What Are You Harvesting? I love having an abundance of fresh veggies in the summer. There is such a sense of satisfaction …

rv rebuild

Redneck RV Rebuild

  An Interesting Visit My parents decided to take a trip in their RV to Alaska this summer to visit my sister. …

Khaki Campbell Duckling

Keeping Ducks on the Homestead

  Homestead Ducks Ducks are a great addition to the small homestead. They provide eggs and meat, and pest control too! Their …

Fresh salad with kale and day lilies from my garden.

Eat Your Weedies

Eating Weeds I like to supplement my garden goodies with weeds foraged from the countryside. This year I decided not to forage …