The Great Homestead Cow Adventure – Part 1

The Great Homestead Cow Adventure – Part 1

We raise a heritage breed of cattle called Irish Dexters. Irish Dexters are considered the perfect homestead cow because they can be raised for beef, milk and used as oxen! They are smaller than other breeds but they are NOT a miniature breed. They are very gentle,...
True Confessions of a Terrible Parent!

True Confessions of a Terrible Parent!

Apparently, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics, I raised my 4 sons completely wrong. I admit, that my kids did every single one of these terribly dangerous activities…and they did it with joyous abandon! They also used sharp tools to garden, ate...
Watch-Birds of the South!

Watch-Birds of the South!

I don’t know about other areas but down here in Appalachia, we have watch birds!  They have a dual purpose on our farm…their favorite food to eat is ticks along with other bugs!  Works for me!  However, they are the UGLIEST birds you will ever meet –...
Welcome!

Welcome!

Welcome!  It’s been a long time coming (and working with 3 different people) to finally find someone who understood my vision and my passion for this herbal, homestead life!  She started from scratch and built this beautiful place in just a few weeks –...

Dear Marketing World….

Dear Marketing World, I know you are infatuated with me.  This is obvious since you can’t stop calling me, mailing me, emailing me and even texting me…at all hours…. even when the world is sleeping you are trying to sneak a little time together. ...