Homemade Ramen Noodles

I thought it would be fun to share a simple homemade ramen recipe with you today, but as I started, I realized I needed to share another recipe with you at the same time. Homemade Ramen Noodles Ingredients 4 cups chicken stock* 1 tsp. Chinese Five Spice 1 tsp. salt 1 carrot, sliced thin ChineseContinue reading “Homemade Ramen Noodles”

Sheep

Among the other crazy things I hope to do on our little farm, sheep are up there in the Top 5. Of course we’ll have a garden, and our laying hens, and Ladies Homestead Gatherings, but what our homestead really needs is livestock. And I think our first one will be sheep. Sheep are beautiful.Continue reading “Sheep”

The Great Chick Experiment 2013

As you may or may not know, I am an almost year-old chicken owner. As in, I have had chickens in my life for approximately 1 year. I purchased my original brood as day-old chicks from MyPetChicken.com. We have been very pleased with the birds, but since ordering our chicks, I learned that breeding facilitiesContinue reading “The Great Chick Experiment 2013”

Begging your forgiveness…

I don’t have any excuses other than LIFE. Life has prevented me from sharing it with you. It started with chickens. We have 15. We started with 16, arriving June 11, but one little girl was lost at about 3 weeks. I’m not sure what happened. One day everyone was fine, the next she wasContinue reading “Begging your forgiveness…”

What Does Homesteading Mean to You?

For me, homesteading began with food. After reading The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan, all I wanted to do was find, grow and eat local food. I was convinced the only way for my family to eat a grassfed turkey for Thanksgiving was to grow it myself. That’s the moment I became a farmer. Unfortunately,Continue reading “What Does Homesteading Mean to You?”

Homesteading in the 21st Century

I have been struggling for months to establish my farm philosophy. One thing I often consider is how to incorporate technology into my life, without allowing it to take away from the non-technical aspects. Whether to purchase paper books, or e-books is an issue that I think about a lot. And this blog, for example.Continue reading “Homesteading in the 21st Century”