Tag: Homestead

Everything You Need to Know About Getting Backyard Chickens

Everything You Need to Know About Getting Backyard Chickens

Are you thinking about getting backyard chickens? They can be a great addition to your family as both pets and a source of food, but there are some things to consider before getting chickens. Does your city or town allow them? Where will you keep […]

How to REALLY Make Money Homesteading

How to REALLY Make Money Homesteading

Can you make money homesteading? Absolutely! There are lots of ways to create sustainable sources of income from your homestead if you want to. Some homesteaders simply enjoy the lifestyle and choose not to use it as a financial means. That’s great too. Here at […]

Inspirational Gardening Free Printable

Inspirational Gardening Free Printable

Do you feel buried by the daily stressors of life? Grocery shopping, diapers, cooking, bills, repeat.  This quote has many meanings, yet it is so simple. Display it in your home as a reminder of your potential. You are not buried. You are planted. Wonderful […]

22 Homesteading Bloggers Share Why They Choose to Homestead

22 Homesteading Bloggers Share Why They Choose to Homestead

A homestead is a house and the land surrounding it. The term homesteading is often associated with living off the land by growing and preserving your own food and creating sustainability off the grid. Homestead bloggers use their corners of the internet to provide information […]

Comprehensive List of Plants to Grow for Healthy Chickens

Comprehensive List of Plants to Grow for Healthy Chickens

Did you know you can grow plants to ensure the health of your chickens? Several flowers, greens, berries and even vegetables can add to a chicken’s well being in a variety of ways. Chances are a garden is already in the works on your homestead, […]

How to Choose an Egg Incubator

How to Choose an Egg Incubator

There are many choices when considering which incubator you want to use for hatching chicks from eggs. This post will tell you everything you need to know before making a purchase. There are three options available to anyone wanting to hatch their own eggs in […]

Idaho Pasture Pigs

Idaho Pasture Pigs

We have been raising Idaho Pasture Pigs since August 2017 at the Happiest Camper Homestead in Big Stone Gap, VA.  It is a new breed of pigs that are not aggressive and graze for food.  Idaho Pasture Pigs are a medium sized pig that reach a […]

Shop with Your Heart for Farm Animals

Shop with Your Heart for Farm Animals

This Year Shop With Your Heart, And Help Farm Animals In The Process I care deeply about animals, all animals big and small really. But I find it easier to do things for cats and dogs than for farm animals. The ASPCA realized how easy […]

Happiest Camper Homestead

Happiest Camper Homestead

It has been four months since we totaled our RV and settled in southwestern Virginia.  The house is (mostly) furnished, and we are no longer going to the store every day to replace missing items.  We are moving out of survival mode and beginning to […]