Tag: Homestead

Backyard Chickens – Everything You Need to Know

Backyard Chickens – Everything You Need to Know

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 […]

Make Money Homesteading – Really!

Make Money Homesteading – Really!

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 […]

Gardening Quote Inspirational Free Printable

Gardening Quote Inspirational Free Printable

Do you feel buried by the daily stressors of life? Grocery shopping, diapers, cooking, bills, repeat.  This inspirational gardening 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 […]

Why Homestead? 22 Homesteading Bloggers Share All

Why Homestead? 22 Homesteading Bloggers Share All

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 […]

Chicken Plants: Plants to Grow for Healthy Chickens

Chicken Plants: 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 egg incubator you want to use for hatching chicks from eggs. This post will tell you everything you need to know before making a purchase. Egg Incubator Styles Cabinet Style Styrofoam or Plastic DIY Homemade Cabinet Style Incubators […]

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 on a 5-acre homestead 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 […]