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Being Ready for Winter

Every autumn the age-old question “Are you ready for winter?” starts to pepper local conversations. Being ready for winter in our remote mountain area means different things for different people. Some things need doing every year; others don’t, so our list changes from year-to-year. For 2018 it includes the following: Cut, chop, and stack firewood- [...]

By |2018-12-09T16:55:40+00:00December 9th, 2018|Homesteading, Off Grid Life, Ranch Life|0 Comments

Announcing Radiant Animal Wellness!

We are pleased to announce that Krystal is now a Certified Small Animal Naturopath (CSAN)! The shingle is officially up for her practice, “Radiant Animal Wellness”. Specializing in small animals, carnivore nutrition, and farm animals like poultry, sheep, and goats. Krystal is available for nutrition, wellness, and new puppy/kitten consultations. Visit www.RAWnaturopathy.com for more information [...]

By |2018-11-27T10:16:05+00:00November 27th, 2018|animal health, animal naturopathy|0 Comments

The Trouble With Baking Soda

A few years ago, a friend mentioned something about chemicals in baking soda. I dismissed it thinking she must have meant to say baking powder, not soda. We all know there is aluminum in baking powder. And then I started watching this neat YouTube channel called Off Grid with Doug and Stacy. In one video, [...]

By |2018-08-14T16:30:47+00:00August 14th, 2018|Cooking, Homesteading, Ranch Life|0 Comments

Baby Rabbits Soon!

After a few years without, it appears we will finally have baby rabbits soon! Oh boy, I do love baby bunnies. Okay, okay, I love all the babies! Our black Satin doe Velvet is due the end of June. Satin rabbits are friendly, known for their lustrous fur that is wonderful for tanning, and are [...]

By |2018-06-21T11:01:06+00:00June 21st, 2018|Homesteading, Rabbits, Ranch Life|0 Comments

Preventing Canine Hip Dysplasia, Naturally

By Krystal L. Beers, Certified Carnivore Nutrition Coach ©2017/2018 Canine Hip Dysplasia… it’s one of the Top 3 most talked about and controversial issues in canine health. It was first diagnosed in 1935. Since then generation upon generation of breeding dogs have been tested and selected for clear hips. Hip screening today is being aggressively [...]

First 2018 ES Litter Coming Soon!

We are tickled pink to announce Niamh’s much-anticipated first litter!!! The sire is Jake of Hunter’s Trail- a gorgeous Black & White, accomplished competitive agility dog in Virginia. Jake and Niamh’s puppies are due February 20, 2018. They will be ready for their new homes in May. As per classic English Shepherd versatility, they should [...]