Check Out Our Fall Building Project!

Check Out Our Fall Building Project!

At first glance this may look like a mowed patch in this field but look closer! See the stakes? To me – this is about to become a new barn.  I’ve seen the plans my son drew up, his idea of feeding cows in the dry without having to muck a barn, a sheltered...
When Soap Goes Wrong….

When Soap Goes Wrong….

When soap goes wrong…. it can sometimes be a very good thing! Some of my best selling soaps came about because something went wrong!  When I first made Papaw’s Shaving Soap, I was shocked when I added the Bentonite Clay!  Bentonite Clay gives you a close,...
New Calf on the Homestead!

New Calf on the Homestead!

We were wondering if Dixie was EVER going to drop her calf.  Although you can track when a cow goes into the pasture with a bull, you don’t always know what day she got bred.  Usually it happens pretty quickly but Dixie must have played hard to get for almost a...
Last Jewelweed Harvest

Last Jewelweed Harvest

We have rain predicted for the whole weekend with a drop of temperatures, so we took a trip down to the bottom of our mountain today to see if we could find any Jewelweed still in bloom.  I’ve made a lot of Jewelweed oil for soaps and salves but I needed to...
Soap Sale Tomorrow and A Challenge for November!

Soap Sale Tomorrow and A Challenge for November!

My next soap sale starts tomorrow, October 1st at 8:00 a.m. EST  Everything will show out of stock until 8:00 am tomorrow morning. This is a limited release of about 300 bars of soap. This amount of soap tends to sell out in just a few hours. My fall soaps are ready...