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I took the time this week to move Petunia into the parlor. I have absolutely loved milking in my little dairy shed but with the weather the way it is, it was time to move into a place I could keep cleaner. The cement floor means less debris and milking with a machine means less […]

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Store your fresh eggs for use later! Eggs are seasonal so use this helpful kitchen hack to keep eggs in the house when the girls take a break from laying!

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Kitchen Hacks, Recipe

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There is nothing quite like whipping up a batch of butter. Whatever cooking you’re doing, homemade butter takes it to the next level. And, it’s sure to wow anyone. This lost art is a must for every homesteader. Churning butter is a favorite in our kitchen. It’s a weekly task, giving rise to the most […]

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Rendering pork fat is a wonderful way to add quality fat to your diet. This skill improves your homestead sustainability while improving the quality of your diet!

Pigs, Recipe

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I was going to title this: How to Tell Your Husband You Want a Milk Cow. But, that wouldn’t really be accurate either. You see. I occasionally get a wild hair and I’m really thankful I married someone who supports my crazy on the daily. (Thank you Jesus for this patient man. Amen.) We had […]

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