Our Chickens are Teenagers! 5 Tips for 10 Week Old Chicks.

Homesteading

August 6, 2021

It feels like just yesterday we picked up our 2 day old baby chicks. It was our first time raising chicks and we were so nervous! Would we be able to keep them alive?! Did we set up their brooder properly? Would they be warm enough? Were we feeding them the right food? It felt […]

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3 Important Things to Know About 4 Week Old Chicks

Wellness

July 7, 2021

Time flies when you are raising baby chicks and our little floofies are 1 month old. They are just entering the awkward teenage stage and their personalities are starting to shine. It’s so entertaining watching them chase bugs and take dust baths! Here’s an update on our 4 week old chicks and 3 important things […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Urban Homesteading

Homesteading

June 25, 2021

Today I’m so happy to welcome Tory Stender to the blog. Tory usually works behind the scenes for The Ginger Home (and is a Pinterest genius!!), but she also runs her own blog where she dives into millennial life, homesteading, natural living and so much more! Tory is taking over today to talk a little […]

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5 Things to Know about 2 Week Old Chicks

Homesteading

June 20, 2021

I can’t believe how big our baby chicks are getting already! We have learned so many things in a short amount of time. Here are 5 things you need to know about 2 week old chicks: #1 Check for pasty butt This is just as gross as it sounds! But we had 3 chicks with […]

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Meet our Baby Chicks – So Floofy!

Homesteading

June 5, 2021

We finally did it! After talking about getting chickens for literally a decade, we decided this year was the year that we would finally commit. We are now the proud parents of 8 little baby chicks and it’s been so much fun! We chose heritage breeds that are suited for our cold climate and that […]

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How to Clean Your Home Naturally

Wellness

March 14, 2021

This past year cleaning our homes has been a hot topic! I’ve heard a lot of talk about cleaning with Tide powder, bleach etc… but the chemicals in most commercial cleaning products are just plain scary. By eliminating toxins from our daily cleaning rituals in the house, we give our immune systems one less thing […]

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Free Printable Fall Stickers for Your Diffuser

Wellness

September 15, 2020

I love all things fall and this year I wanted to jazz up my Young Living Aria Diffuser with some cute leaf stickers! You could use these printable fall stickers on any diffuser, or use them for crafting, kids art, journaling etc… The options are endless. Enjoy!! These stickers are made to be easy! I […]

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How to Pick and Preserve Pumpkins

Lifestyle

September 5, 2020

Do your pumpkins last the season or do they turn mushy within a few weeks of bringing them home?! I still have some of last year’s pumpkins in storage and it was actually really easy to preserve them with a few easy tips! Here is everything you need to know about how to pick and […]

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Fall Essential Oils

Fall Essential Oil Ideas to Keep you Cozy!

Essential Oils

August 8, 2020

Bring on the crisp air, changing leaves, spiced cider, blanket scarves and pumpkin picking! Fall is my favourite season and I love filling our house with the scents of cinnamon, nutmeg, orange and pine! You can use essential oils to create delicious diffuser blends, but you can also make beauty products, bake, support your family’s […]

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Super Antioxidant Cherry Ningxia Creamsicles

Lifestyle

July 23, 2020

These simple Cherry Ningxia Creamsicles are not only fruity and delicious, but they are packed with superfoods and antioxidant goodness! My girls love these and I love that they are getting a healthy treat that isn’t full of high fructose corn syrup or artificial flavors. They are easy to make and provide a refreshing boost […]

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