Keeping the Dream Alive: 5 Ways to Keep it Going

When many of us set out on this wonderful journey to change our lives, the planning stage consumes us. Reading, creating plans, having expectations, and looking at everything with such high hopes and plans of an easy change with gorgeous results. Dreaming and dreaming of how wonderful these changes will be for you and yours.

Making Time for the Little Things

When your days revolve around really important things, like feeding your family, taking care of your animals, making sure everything is running at 100%. When your life runs a million miles an hour there comes a point in time where you have to think about you.

Frugal Living? Minimalist? Stockpiling?

Frugal Living? Minimalist Lifestyle? Stockpiling? Homesteading? Prepping? Urban Farming? Holy bejeesus there’s a lot of buzzwords out there right now! Almost as many as there are for those diet fads out there now. But what in the hell do any of them even mean? These are my interpretations of each one:

My Simple Chicken Brooder

Social Media Yard Sale Pages! Holy crap do I ever LOVE these things. Here in our area, there are seriously SEVEN of them. Seven in this tiny town! One thing I’ve learned in the process of starting our tiny farm, is before you buy or make, ask on one of those pages!

D.I.Y. Hanging Chicken Feeder

┬áThis was one of the first projects Mr. Smivie and I made after getting our little nuggets. I’d looked and looked at getting a larger hanging feeder at our feed store once the birds started getting bigger, but at the time I just couldn’t swing the $54.99 they wanted for one of the hanging metal […]