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Our Blacksmith Journey Thus Far

When we first started Blacksmithing, we didn’t really have a equipment to do it in a very productive way. The very first forge we built was made out of a popcorn bucket with a hole at the bottom, an old frying pad, a hair…

The Chicks of 2018

We had a very broody hen and a semi-broody hen earlier in the year. One kept pecking at us when we removed eggs each morning. So we decided to let them try and hatch some. They both did a great job and ended up…

Making Detergent

Have you ever wished there was a cheaper way out there to wash you clothes with less chemicals? Well you can stop wondering and start SAVING $$ money!! I have been making our laundry detergent for about 2 years now and I will never…

Our First Pig Butchering

CAUTION: This post will include pictures that some may view as graphic. In this post we talk about our first time butchering our own pig. Proceed with that in mind. Thank you and enjoy. Leave a comment or send us pictures of your pig…

New offer

We are now offering free gift wrapping on all of our products for any occasion!! Head over to Let Art Flow and Metal Signs to check out all of our different size and color options!! You can also order a custom painting here Custom Color Paintings

The story of Blanka

We have had chickens for about 2 years now and they have all been just backyard chickens, and a few roosters, with dark coloring. We have even hatched some of our own at this point. One fateful day while I was on my way…

Welcome!

Hello and welcome to our website. We are 3 people in pursuit of self-sufficiency and happiness in life. We want more than the normal “9-5 workday with weekends off.” For now we all 3 have full time jobs, but we still find plenty of…

What is Homesteading

Homesteading is a way of life that embraces the concept of self-sufficient living to some degree. How far you are able to progress your homestead is up to you and your time, creativity, willingness to learn, interests, talents, location, and patience. No two homesteads…

Spray Paint Art

The life of a Blueberry

Blueberries are perennial flowering plants that grow in mostly bush form. This delicious fruit contains: high antioxidants, low calories, fiber, vitamin c and k, and magnesium. It also has many properties that include: fighting cancer, lowering blood pressure, fight heart disease, protect cholesterol, anti-diabetic,…

The Wonderful Dandelion Flower

So many people view dandelions as a nuisance that ruins the appearance of their yards when they can be used as powerful medicinal herbs. True, dandelions might not be the most beautiful flower, but they are pretty in their own simple way. More than…

The Art of Trellising

Trellises can be built and used in many different sizes and with many different materials and they are oh so simple. The concept is: two end post, followed by other posts spaced out as needed, and some sort of connecting material to support the…

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