Five Reasons Why We Homestead

A few weeks back I wrote a post about things to consider BEFORE homesteading, which you can read here. That post in many ways was cautionary, considering aspects of homesteading that may not be right for everyone. This post is a whole different perspective, and will explore the very best side of homesteading, and capture…

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Baby goat on the homestead

What is a Modern Homestead? | Old Ways, New Technology

What makes a modern homestead different than a traditional one? Today I want to answer this question for all those who may be wondering. I wouldn't have even known what this was a year ago. It's all been this crazy, unexpected adventure for us, but we wouldn't change it for the world. Old Ways, New…

Why Did We Start a YouTube Channel?

This morning Chris and I woke up to over 100 subscribers on our YouTube Channel. While it may be a small number, it was our first milestone and we were excited to meet it! It had me reflecting a bit on my goals for this channel and why we REALLY started it. New subscribers and…

3 Lessons Learned in Starting a YouTube Channel | Our Experience so far

Hi Friends! Happy almost 2019, we're so close to a brand new year. To be honest I find it a little silly how much people think a new year means change, when it is really an arbitrary date we've chosen to represent the next 365 days of life. However, I do appreciate how hopeful a…

The Golden Retriever | How is the Golden Retriever Different than a Labrador Retriever?

Are you looking for a loving, goofy, laid-back pup who will enjoy your company and the company of others? The Golden Retriever may be the right dog for you. In this post I will share a few facts about the breed, based on our experiences with our dog, Cali, and a number of other golden…

Anniversary of the Sunshine Farm! | A Look Back at the Past Two Years

Today is the two year anniversary of when we first moved to the Sunshine Farm. Of course, two years ago it wasn't the Sunshine Farm, it was simply a cute cape cod style home on 12.5 acres, but it held so many dreams!   It's funny and crazy to look back at the past two…

A Look Inside Our Colorful Egg Basket | Chicken Breeds & the Eggs They Lay

Today I'm going to share about the chicken breeds we have at the farm and the colored eggs they lay. People ask me all the time about the fact that we have blue and green eggs, so I though this would be a fun topic to write about. I also recorded a VLOG on the…