Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Deck With Corner Pergola

Finally, I give to you...the deck with corner pergola!

I know, I know, it's about time I finished the finale of this 4 part series.
If you missed them, or you forget, you can read about the process here:

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

7 Tips To Stop An Egg Eating Chicken

After dealing with an egg eater in our coop, I decided to do some research and implement some of the findings.  I discuss 7 tips in my recent article for Community Chickens.  If you have dealt with breaking an egg eater, I'd love to hear from you!

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Graduation Cap Card Holder

It's almost graduation time!

One of the most popular gifts to give at graduation parties are cards.

As the proud parent of a graduate this year, I wanted to create something unique for people to place those special cards in.

I decided to make a graduation cap card holder.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

The New Pioneer Magazine Summer 2017

The New Pioneer Magazine Summer 2017 issue is now available!

This magazine is amazing, always full of great ideas.

I am honored to have 2 articles in this issue.

The first article is about home canning.  Something I've talked about here on the blog before.  My Mom used to can heavy volumes in her summer kitchen.  Generations before her canned as a life necessity.  Although I don't can like they did, I do dabble in home canning.  I involve my girls in the kitchen as much as possible, and I am thrilled to say that they are part of this article.

The second article is another DIY project that Handy Hubby made for our small farm.  It is a slow hay feeder.  Before this we just threw hay on the ground, which was a waste of money!  The cows trampled on and used the bathroom on it, wasting a lot of it.  If you have livestock that you feed hay, this DIY is for you!  

The magazine is available at most places where magazines are sold or you can order on line.

Happy Reading!

Friday, April 21, 2017

Farm Photo Friday (April 21, 2017)

Welcome to Farm Photo Friday at LL Farm!
Lots to share today, so grab a cup of coffee and walk around the farm with me, won't you.

The apple blossoms have made their beautiful appearance.

Monday, April 10, 2017

Learn How To Blow Out Eggs

Have you ever wanted (or needed) to know how to blow out an egg?
Blown out eggs are great for crafts, Easter egg coloring, and farm fresh egg arrangements.
Maybe you have an egg eater and want to try the egg filled with mustard trick.

You do not need anything extreme to blow out an egg, just a few things that you probably have lying around the house.
Click here to read how to blow out an egg.  I have a tutorial, with pictures, in an article that I wrote for Community Chickens.
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