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    Sometimes I act like a meat chicken!

    Ever raised meat chickens?  Not regular egg laying chickens, but meat chickens.  The Cornish – cross kinds that are bred to eat a lot and put on weight quickly?

    I’ve raised hundreds of meat chickens and I butchered them myself for my own freezer... Read more

  • Blog

    It happened slowly….

    The emotions….the anger….the intensity…..the anger….. the heartache…..the anger….the memories….the anger…..

    The words, derogatory, hateful and cutting, began swirling through my mind….louder, bigger, angrier…..


    I was going through my photos,... Read more

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    A Workbook for Setting Goals That Make Sense

    Running a homestead can be overwhelming!  And if you're like I was, exuberant about my homestead and excited about every new prospect, I kept adding animals and projects and growing more plants and trees and pretty soon, my homestead was totally out of control and consumed my life and my family'... Read more

  • Business Blog
    Business Blog

    Cute play on words, right?  But wait, when it comes to starting your very own business, how would you answer?   Do you have those occasional quiet moments, idly dreaming about your business idea and thinking how cool it would be to have your very own business and be your own boss?  But then a... Read more

  • Personal Blog
    Personal Blog

    Journeys…       by this age (60) I’ve had quite a few.  Some are long, some are short.  Some are enjoyable and some not so much.

    I am so grateful to be looking back on a “not so much” journey that began in 2018.

    May – my 24 year "career" as a homeschooling mom was over with my... Read more