How to Stop a Nosebleed with Essential Oils

How to Stop a Nosebleed with Essential Oils

Follow me on Facebook and Pinterest! My 14 year old son is the only one in my family who tends to get nosebleeds.  Usually it’s from trauma, even a light bump on the nose.  Sometimes it’s the dryness in the air and other times, when he was younger, he brought it upon himself. I don’t think […]

My Soap Business Name Change

My Soap Business Name Change

Follow me on Facebook and Pinterest! I have been contemplating changing the name of my soap business for awhile.  It was Eden Natural Skincare and Cosmetics, but Eden is so overused now in everything.  Plus, it just sounds so formal. And I am so not formal. Thanks to a branding guru who gave me some advice, […]

What is a Chicken Tractor and Why Do We Use It?

What is a Chicken Tractor and Why Do We Use It?

Follow me on Facebook and Pinterest! Living on a farm for 11 years, I sometimes forget that some don’t know what I’m talking about when I mention a chicken tractor.  I like to keep things as simple as possible here on the homestead, and a chicken tractor goes right along with my philosophy!  So, here it […]

Ways to Put Those Old Hens to Work!

Ways to Put Those Old Hens to Work!

You know it’s time to butcher old hens when you can’t remember what year you bought them as chicks.  I think I can actually call a couple of them pioneers to this farm, and we’ve been here for 6 years. We tried following the finger measuring rule and vent rule and butchered a couple of […]

How to Make Apple Cider Jam

How to Make Apple Cider Jam

Our apple trees didn’t do squat for us this year.  Bummer.  Last year we were loaded so I guess I can’t complain too much.  I made my own cider last year, so this year I just didn’t feel quite right about buying something I could make, until I saw the price.  Cheap! Apple cider is […]