DIY · Homestead

A Fire What ?

Yep…it’s our Fire Pit Yardscape!!!  We have finally started our fire pit area!!!  We purchased our fire pit last fall and have been planning our “pit  area” for a long time now!!  This is only the beginning! Not too long ago there sat an old worn out shed on this spot.  When we found an… Continue reading A Fire What ?

Chickens · Eggs · Homestead

Fun Fact Friday – Do you ever sell chicks or eggs? Is that regulated at all?

  Our next reader question is - Do you ever sell chicks or eggs? Is that regulated at all?   Great questions!! We don’t raise chickens, so as far as selling chicks, I had to research that and here  is the North Carolina Statutes on Chick Dealers and Hatcheries.  I learned a lot reading through this…thank… Continue reading Fun Fact Friday – Do you ever sell chicks or eggs? Is that regulated at all?

Chickens · Homestead

Fun Fact Friday – How many chickens do you need?

The first reader question we got was “How did you decide how many chickens you need? I mean how many would fit?” That's a GREAT question !  One that is very important to decide from the start! In our research, of both the internet and local “chicken parent” friends, we determined that 6 hens would… Continue reading Fun Fact Friday – How many chickens do you need?

Chickens · Essential Oil - Recipes · Essential Oils · Homestead

Cleaning the Coop!

A great natural alternative for cleaning those coops! No harmful chemicals, all natural, and safe for your feathered friends! We always try to use a chemical free product whenever possible, for pretty much everything!  A lot of what we use for household cleaning, skin care, pet care, and now "chicken care" are DIY recipes made… Continue reading Cleaning the Coop!