DIY Homemade Chicken Coop / part 2

VIEW PART 1 HERE I came up with this simple coop design after two years of caring for chickens in extremely hot summers and very harsh winters here in the central Midwest. The following are explanations on the how and why I designed my chicken coop the way I did. Deep Litter Method A mobile chicken coop wasn’t an option not only because of the amount of snow we get

Music In Our Homeschool

 In my childhood music was one area of study that I chose for myself. My entire education and activities were chosen for me but music was something I really wanted to learn. I found it to be a great outlet for expression, for both staying relaxed and enthusiastic depending on the situation, for forming new relationships and for a whole host of other mental and physical benefits. Music wasn’t

What We Ate For Breakfast

 The White Rock are now sharing space with the hens in the main chicken coop and all seems to be going well. I put them in there earlier than usual because one of them ended up with a wounded leg. We’re not sure how it happened but it was after we put them in the outside smaller brooder. Just in case it was a predator, I figured the younger

5 Ways We’re Paying Off Debt

 I want to be debt free! I want to be debt free! I want to be debt free! Have you ever wanted something so much that it actually makes you excited and happy? That’s how I feel about getting out of debt and staying out of debt. No matter what age you are when you come to this realization, don’t ever brush it off. When you finally realize it,

30 Minutes A Day To Minimalism

 This week’s minimalism discussion dove into topics on uncluttering and what I determined is that not all spaces need to be uncluttered. Yes, this minimalist just said … not all spaces need to be uncluttered   Many of the questions I receive are asking how to convince someone else to be a minimalist. I don’t believe it’s a minimalist’s job to convince someone else to live with less. If