Category: Homestead

The best wild rice recipe

Hello everyone, Every September Darrick and a friend went out and harvested the wild rice on our lake with a canoe and a long stick. It was hard work and a long day but we ended up with 20lbs of wild rice from our… Continue Reading “The best wild rice recipe”

Building a chicken coop

We are building our first chicken coop! When we were starting out we intended to colonize the rabbits and chickens together, but decided against it as rabbits can get sick, dirty with chicken poop, and the chickens might peck at the baby bunnies. In… Continue Reading “Building a chicken coop”

Bunnies, chicks, and 2 under 2! Are we crazy or what?!

Hey everyone, Just a quick update! Spring is right around the corner and so are baby bunnies! Fat Hattie and Gloria are due any day and showing signs of bunnies coming soon! Fat Hattie and her bunny ‘stache Both Gloria and Hatties previous litters… Continue Reading “Bunnies, chicks, and 2 under 2! Are we crazy or what?!”

Drilling our well

We need to find a better solution.  We have hauled water from the house to the garden in a 65 gallon tank and watered the plants with a wand for the last 6 weeks. Our new fruit trees, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and asparagus were… Continue Reading “Drilling our well”

Newest additions to our homestead

Hello everybody, We’ve had an exciting past few weeks, and in a few more weeks will have even more excitement! We are proud and overjoyed to be able to introduce our daughter. She was born January 11 and weighted just over 7lbs. She is… Continue Reading “Newest additions to our homestead”