I’ve kept chickens and turkey and now quail, but I had never kept geese before. So I was so excited to get a chance to review The Modern Homesteader’s Guide to Keeping Geese by Kirsten Lie-Nielson because it covers everything you need to keep about keeping waterfowl. Be sure to check out the book and then […]
What a Rabbit Needs to Be Healthy
Keeping a rabbit as an indoor pet has increasingly become popular nowadays. Who doesn’t want a pet that literally defines cuteness? Well, aside from its looks, owning one can benefit your health.
Keep Your Pets Safe Over the Thanksgiving and Christmas Holidays
The Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays are enjoyable for most people but for our dogs and cats, there are many dangers. Learn how to keep your pet safe.
Celebrate Shelter Pet Project and Sabor our GSD
Almost 3 million animals die each year in shelters because of a lack of willing home to adopt them. See the story of Sabor, our rescue GSD!
How to Make Money Raising Chickens at Home
You know there is nothing like naturally grown, organic eggs and chicken meat fresh from your own backyard in terms of taste and quality. This could actually be your marketing pitch when you begin making a small side business out of your chickens.
Printable Fruit and Butterfly Gift Tags
I had a lot of fun making these retro/vintage themed tags – here they are for you to print and make use of!
Printable Dino Sticker Sheets
Use these as stamps for mail play, token pieces for a Memory game, decopage, collage, cardmaking, altered arts – the list goes on.
Printable Animal Collage Sheet for Kids
A teddy, a bunny and a wee pig with wings – here is a collage sheet for the kids.
Printable Butterflies Collage Pack
Grab yourself these pretty printable butterflies for your crafting stash. Gorgeously vintage, your free download is a pack of four A4 pages in different colourways. Butterflies are always in vogue for romantic or nostalgic papercrafting. These images would be particularly useful for layouts or projects concerning romance, anniversaries, weddings, baby showers – anything that invokes […]
Make An Indoor Worm Bin For Your Compost
Do you have worms?This may not sound like polite conversation, but if you’re a gardener or a composting enthusiast, you’ll likely give a happy and affirmative answer to this question. Along with other invertebrates that eat decaying plants, earthworms are extraordinarily helpful garden animals. They turn those old plants into soil, helping to liberate nutrients […]
Getting Hoovers Hatchery Mail-Order Chicks for Eggs & Meat
When we first started keeping chickens we usually stopped by a local feed store and picked up a handful of baby chicks from the cheeping-fluff-filled cages in the back corner. It didn’t take us long to try ordering baby chicks mail-order instead. Wow! What a difference! Half the price and a simple phone call – […]
Starting Your First Beehive
Welcome Karen Lynn today as our guest poster from Lil’ Suburban Homestead. She’s got a fabulous perspective on beekeeping to share with us today that willmaybe inspire some of you to dive in with your first beekeeping experience. Enjoy! – Angela Our journey into beekeeping was one that I initially embarked with some trepidation […]