June 19th Aquaponics & Turkeys on homestead






I love what our family has built from the ground up. We are finally harvesting from our aquaponics grow beds. Our baby turkeys are now outside and beginning to gobble. Our homestead is a dream come true for us. Check out our videos below. (made on a REALLY hot day in northern AZ. We actually […]




Friday, June 19th, 2015

Compost and Worms






After we were gifted some beautiful new hens, Griffen noticed that they liked to dirt bathe. After all of the crazy monsoon rains, the dirt in the coop packed down. I took a shovel out to loosen some of the ground up to let the chickens have a place to scratch loose dirt and when […]




Saturday, October 25th, 2014

Quite contrary, how does your garden grow?






It’s been several weeks since we posted any progress on our garden and I am pleased to announce that we are growing right along. Of the seeds that we planted directly in the ground, the peas, spinach, lettuce, radishes, and turnips are all doing GREAT. The munchkins can’t wait to eat right from the garden. […]




Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

Garden/Gardening Tips – Write planting date on seed packages






I love buying and trying new seeds… When I buy them, normally in bulk, I always write my outdoor date on the package. It is easier for later planting is you know exactly when they can go in the ground in your area! Mazy’s is carrying First Family Seed Buckets too!!! CLICK HERE.  




Thursday, January 9th, 2014

Summertime Foods – Saving your herbs






Summertime is such a great time to not only grow your own gardens with vegetables but also herbs to use in your kitchen! I have a pretty large herb selection in my garden as well. I store all of my bulk herb that I dehydrated in quart sized mason jars. I have them each labeled […]




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