Our First Winter on the Homestead


December has arrived and our first winter on the homestead is treating us very well. One of our neighbors had an influx of eggs so he gave us some to try our hand at incubating them.  I was excited at the prospect but learned it was more difficult than I thought. I had all but […]


Monsanto Links to Anti-GMO Sites, Weak Attempt at Propaganda?


  You can imagine my surprise when I read the email. This afternoon, someone kindly dropped us a line to let us know they thought what we were doing was great but that they found our site “in the middle of a page full of Pro-GMO websites and news articles”. I was shocked! I had […]

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Adventures on the Homestead: What Kind of Prepper Are You?

It’s been quiet on the blog for a week or two because we’ve been having some interesting adventures on the homestead. Bare with Me as I Recap First, The Beekeeper got sick followed by myself and then the baby.  High fevers and general malaise, but nothing too serious.  The baby’s fever spiked a few times and gave […]

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Tuesday Musings

Just a list of the things that are on my mind … Tuesday Musings 1.  Today is The Beekeeper and I’s Wedding Anniversary. We met in College but lost touch then we reconnected 10 years later on Facebook and the rest is history. Three years, a beautiful baby and Farm later I am so thankful […]

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Top Ten Features of My Wonder Oven

The picture of our yummy, deliciously Autumn giveaway was taken by Joyce at My Wonder Oven.com. A group of bloggers decided to let you know about these awesome energy-saving, non-electric slow cookers. In order to slow cook food, all you do is use a pan with a lid and bring the food to a rolling […]

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How to Make Flan De Queso [Caramel Cream Cheese Custard]

So, if you didn’t know, The Beekeeper and I are Hispanics born in America.  He is Cuban-American and I am Cuban/Puerto Rican-American. Both of us grew up in Miami where most of our peers were the same.  Either they came to America very early in life or, like us, they were born in the US to […]

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How to Make Pumpkin Pie Cinnamon Rolls

So after our trip out to the Pumpkin Patch and converting all those beautiful pumpkins into prime material, I decided that my first attempt to #PUMPKINEVERYTHING would be these Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls but my own free spirit and what was available in the pantry insisted that I add my own spin. The Dough Pumpkin Pie Cinnamon Rolls – […]

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How to Use a Sun Oven plus a Giveaway

Why we got a Sun Oven We already own a Sun Oven. We decided to invest in one after our first $300 dollar electric bill. Summer had hit us hard and I had taken heavily to baking breads in my cast iron Dutch oven and wanted to do something about reducing the bill. We started […]

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A Trip to the Pumpkin Patch and How to Roast Pumpkins for Freezing

Last weekend we were able to steal enough time away from the farm to get to a Pumpkin Patch. As a child, I had never been, and as I grew up wanted this to become something my family would do together each fall but in our old home town had never really found the time […]

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Excalibur 9-tray Dehydrator Giveaway!

An Excalibur dehydrator is on every homesteader, gardener and prepper’s wishlist. It is the elite when it comes to dehydrators! Several of our members have come together to purchase one of these great machines and give you the opportunity to win an Excalibur 9-tray dehydrator with a 26 hour timer. This model sells for $349. […]

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