The Eggs Are Back In Town

The Eggs Are Back In Town

homesteading in the winter is slow and frustrating. I laugh at us (me and my husband) sometimes (even though some days I wanna cry) because both of our hearts are in full-blown homestead mode, but we are so beginner that we have 9 times out of 10 put the cart before the horse on almost [...]

raising meat birds – part 2

raising meat birds – part 2

I'm very very aware that raising meat birds is either second nature to some or foreign territory for most, there's really no in between! so if you landed on this blog post, welcome. I hope you'll stick around! this is part two of raising meat birds. you can read part one here. MOVING FROM BROODER [...]

raising meat birds – part 1

raising meat birds – part 1

today I wanna write out all the things we did to prepare for our meat birds! TO RAISE OR NOT TO RAISE: first, we decided - is this what we want to do? we have several local farms that sell whole chickens for a good, fair price. some of the farms stick to only non-gmo [...]

8 week old chickies!

8 week old chickies!

8 weeks ago our hatchery order arrived! 25 meat birds and one surprise black chick! you can see the insane difference in their size even though they are both only 8 weeks old. we call her Black Beauty and she has graduated from the brooder in the garage to the backyard chicken area. she’s free [...]

looking back

looking back

He was called to this lifestyle way before we knew what it meant. Yah put it on his heart. We never bought this property thinking about chickens or rabbits or goats or black solider flies lol. He slowly led his family here. He is so eager to learn. He wants to only be doing this, [...]

one precious life

we get one life. one precious life. and it’s easy slip into a grind of living OUR one life for someone else. no more. be brave. be courageous. know your worth. take that job. quit that job. end that friendship. start a new one. leave that dude! say yes to that nice guy! say no [...]

cancelling Netflix?

cancelling Netflix?

I've done a lot of growing and changing this year. I am journaling through the months to help me with my memory. and I want to share these things with you. things I've removed completely from my life and the things I've added in as replacements. one thing we decided to cancel was Netflix. we [...]

9 month update – Story Capri

9 month update – Story Capri

baby girl turned 9 months yesterday. she's scooting backwards, she's babbling, she's grabbing everything and holding tight, she's shaking her head "no", she's playing peek a boo, she's taking two naps, she's sleeping through the night, she's eating solids three times a day, she's nursing and taking bottles with my pumped milk, she's sitting up, [...]

prepping the compost + weekly chores + NEW CHANNEL

prepping the compost + weekly chores + NEW CHANNEL

oh, hey there. if you're into youtube videos on beginner homesteads, PLEASE support us. we just started our channel: Steady Faith Steady Home. sharing our journey as we make our homebody dreams come true! I feel so much more productive at the beginning of the week. It's truly amazing. Monday I think I prepped and [...]