Zucchini harvests tend to be prolific and it can be a challenge to find ways to use it all up. If you’re having trouble figuring out what to do with all of your zucchini, check out 10 of my favorite recipes for the dinner table and pantry.
After over five years of planning our perfect homestead, we made our dream a reality last year when we purchased our home on 6.5 acres. Although my head was full of idealistic fantasies, I quickly learned the reality was much more challenging than I had bargained for. Here’s a look at the projects we tackled this past year. It may have been hard, but it was worth it.
Chickens have always been front and center in my vision for our homestead. They provide eggs, meat, compost and endless entertainment. We finally took the plunge this year with 8 baby chicks. This is how we raised them up from chicks, set up their coop, trained our dogs with them, and put them to work in the garden.
I’m not here to talk politics or endorse any candidates, but I would like to discuss the state of our nation, and why I think living a more self-reliant lifestyle is what it will take to make us great again. Whether you live in an apartment or on 20 acres, the change begins with each of us and how we live.
After 5 years of dreaming and planning, we bought our new home on 6.5 acres with the intention of creating our own modern homestead. We dream of living a back to the land lifestyle and eating fresh, super healthy food: the harvest from our garden, the fish we catch, and the eggs our chickens lay. Come and take a look around.