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Alpaca Shearing Day - The Self Sufficient HomeAcre

Alpaca Shearing Day

Alpaca Shearing Day My friend Brandi asked if I could help out on shearing day at her Mom’s alpaca farm. Well, how …

Foraging for Free Food - The Self Sufficient HomeAcre

Foraging for Free Food

Ethical Foraging – Food for Free I’ve been interested in foraging for wild foods since I was a kid. Dandelions, plantain, cattails, …

Nice, neat crocheted scrubby pad on the left...Lazy Lisa's wadded up netting scrubby on the right. In case you were wondering.

Lazy Scrubbies

Lazy Scrubbies I have several scrubby pads that work great for washing dishes and cleaning. My Mom gave me some and I …

Ready for Rhubarb - The Self Sufficient HomeAcre

Ready for Rhubarb

The First Rhubarb of the Season I made a Rhubarb Cake with Rhubarb Sauce this week…the first one of the season. It’s rewarding …

A Gang of Wild Turkeys - The Self Sufficient HomeAcre

A Gang of Wild Turkeys

  A ‘Gang’ of Wild Turkeys Maybe 3 doesn’t really consitute a gang. We have a lot of wild turkeys in the …

Bottle Feeding Baby Goats - The Self Sufficient HomeAcre

Bottle Feeding Baby Goats

But Not My Baby Goats… I don’t have goats anymore. But my friends from Trogg’s Hollow CSA have goats. They have the cutest …