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How to get rid of lice in chickens naturally

How to get rid of lice in chickens naturally

Yeah, it’s gross—but I’m going to share how I got rid of lice in our chickens naturally. Oh, and our ducklings, because they got it first. Normally, I consider myself to be a pretty good chicken mama; my chickens are happy, run around and forage…

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Summer DIY with essential oils

Summer DIY with essential oils

If you’ve been following along with the handmade apothecary series then you’ve probably seen a few of these Summer DIY you can make with your essential oils. I’ve put them together in one post for you so it’s easier to find! Summer DIY with essential…

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How to Raise Monarchs for Beginners: Part 3

How to Raise Monarchs for Beginners: Part 3

If you’re looking for a couple of posts on how to raise monarchs for beginners, read part one and part two. Part three is mostly just waiting for your chrysalis to turn black and a butterfly to emerge. Then spend all the hours basking in the…

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How to Raise Monarchs for Beginners: Experiment Part Two

In case you missed How to Raise Monarchs for Beginners Part One click here…but guys. I have successfully raised 22 fatty caterpillars and have a few that are forming beautiful chrysalis…chrysalis’…I’m not sure what the plural version of “chrysalis” is and I’m not going to…

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How to raise monarchs for beginners | experiment part one

How to raise monarchs for beginners | experiment part one

I’m pretending like I know how to raise monarchs for beginners when I’m really just a beginner myself. This is my first year *attempting* to raise monarchs and it happened purely by accident. I just happened to be outside ID’ing wild blackberries when I noticed…

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8 Reasons to Support Your Local Farmer + Giveaway from Public Market Goods

8 Reasons to Support Your Local Farmer + Giveaway from Public Market Goods

I love farmers markets. It was one of the few things I actually liked about living in southern Georgia–there were a few markets that were open year round and a local market that stocked (mostly) local foods–my favorite place to shop! The produce changed based…

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Home Apothecary: Things You Should Have

Home Apothecary: Things You Should Have

I have a small home apothecary otherwise known as my “witch doctor” cabinet. Of course, essential oils are part of my natural solutions arsenal, but there are a few other things you should have. If you’re looking for a more natural route to everyday problems…

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My Small Business + Why I share Essential Oils

Guys, I’ve started a small business and it’s not jewelry related. I’m going to share why I share essential oils. And I wish I could tell you that I had some life-changing experience with essential oils, but the truth is, I haven’t. I started sharing essential…

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Essential Oils for your Skin

Essential Oils for your Skin

I love essential oils, and I want to share the best essential oils for your skin. Remember that these statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are from my own research. Be sure to read our disclaimer if you haven’t already! Essential oils…

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5 Plants for your Face

Changing seasons often means changing skincare routines, so here are five plants you can use for your face! Don’t get mad, but one of the “plants” is actually the oil extract. Just FYI. Also, don’t forget to read our disclaimer and always do a test…

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Homestead Bloggers to Follow on Instagram

Homestead Bloggers to Follow on Instagram

I’m always looking for new homestead bloggers to follow, and I consider Instagram to be a micro-blogging platform. It’s quick, easy to connect, and most of us check it every day! People choose to homestead for different reasons. If you’re new to homesteading or even…

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10 Medicinal Plants Everyone Should Grow

10 Medicinal Plants Everyone Should Grow

I’ve compiled a list of 10 medicinal plants everyone should grow. We live in zone 5, so these plants fall somewhere around there. Make sure you check that theses plants can grow in your zone. If you don’t know your zone you can check here.…

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