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Fall Frenzy

How to Kick Up Flavorful Pumpkin Seeds

Looking for a delicious way to kick up flavorful pumpkin seeds to enjoy this Fall? Kick up flavorful pumpkin seeds by sprinkling a little bit of yummy seasoning before baking them. Because pumpkin seeds can make great snacks, but they can seem a bit dull in the taste department. They don’t have to be. Don’t resort …

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Auntie L’s Smoky Beefy Meatballs

Meatballs, anyone? You need my Auntie L’s Smoky Beefy Meatballs recipe.  Auntie L’s Smoky Beefy Meatballs are sure to warm and satisfy your family’s stomachs this Fall. My Aunt Leah makes THE best meatballs in the whole entire world. The main ingredient is the beef, of course. I only use beef I raised myself on …

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5 Ways to Stress Less When Living the Simple Life

Are you looking for a simple life where you can stress less.  You can’t avoid stress. The circle of life requires it. Don’t ask me why. I’d love to be able to explain why stress exists. The problems we face never ever go away.  The truth is that when we think our problems are gone, …

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When Chickens Outgrow Their Pen: Three Things that Must Happen

Wondering what happens when chickens outgrow their pen or brooder? Well, they get a new pen, of course. It’s super important for chickens at any stage to have plenty of room so they don’t start to peck on one another. If you jump start chicks in a brooder, they’re going to grow fast. So fast …

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How Small Town Leadership Provides Halloween Celebrations to Remember

I have been thinking quite a lot about how small town leadership provides Halloween celebrations to remember.  Small town leadership is so pivotal in the success of any rural community. Although I grew up in the country, I still visited my small town nearly every day growing up. And since my family owned (and still owns) …

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Cute, Fluffy & Yellow: 5 Steps to Jump Start Baby Chicks

Ready to raise your own chicken for meat? Here’s how to jump start baby chicks to give them a healthy life. This is something fun that my family and I have done for years. Raising our own chickens to meet our our protein needs has been a fulfilling and very worthwhile practice. Of course, our …

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4 Easy Steps to Humanely Harvest Meat Birds

Looking for an easy way to humanely harvest meat birds? Humanely harvest meat birds in just four easy peasy steps. Why? Because having your own fresh home raised chicken in your freezer is so worth it. Each year, we feed about 25 chickens for eight weeks and then harvest them ourselves. Here’s a week by week …

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