We’ve Got Milk!

Remember that old “Got Milk?” slogan? Then everyone turned it around for their own benefit and put the word “Got” with whatever it was they were selling? I can’t tell you how annoying that was for me for years after the original slogan was coined (which I didn’t mind at all, by the way). I […]

Kidding Date is Closing In: Goat Kids for Sale Soon

If you are interested in owning and raising Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats, and you are in Southern California, we will have some available next month. Our Still Waters Ranch Willow is almost ready to pop! Willow’s babies are due mid April, and will be dam-raised, so they won’t be weaned and available until around July, […]

Introducing Them to the Outside World: Hardening Off Your Seedlings for Planting

If seeds are a promise of what’s to come, seedlings are the path in which it will take to fruition. So you’ve got all of your happy little seedlings growing and thriving in your growing room, greenhouse, light hut, or whatever it is that you grow them in, and spring is nearing faster than you […]

Herbal Home Wound Care for Cats

If you have been homesteading long, you may have found that having cats on the premises to control vermin is a helpful addition to your property. Since long before we started our homesteading endeavor, we have kept cats who did just that on our property, and it’s been a fantastically symbiotic relationship–we both benefit from […]

Update and Kidding Season

I know. It’s been a long time since I’ve written anything here on the blog. Life gets in the way of things, doesn’t it? If I could describe the past 5 months, I would have to say BUSY. What’s new, though, right? We’re always busy here, as are you and everyone else on the planet. […]

This Week{end} on the Farmstead, September 13

Good morning and happy weekend to you all! It’s been a while since I’ve put my hands to keyboard here at SFF, but I’m here, and it’s been a busy summer for us here. I’ll not break things up in my usual format, but rather, I’ll just ramble a bit about what has been going […]

Safe Homemade and Healthy Rabbit Toys

Rabbits love to chew and for domesticated rabbits, it’s up to them to find something to fill that urge—and find it they will! It is my suggestion that you would provide healthy rabbit toys as safe alternatives for your bunny to chew on because her teeth are always growing and chewing helps to keep them […]

Simple, Delicious Homemade Kombucha

If you’ve never tried kombucha, it’s quite a treat. Bubbly, refreshing, and flavorful, kombucha is also probiotic and is a delicious way to get your fizz on and make your digestive system more healthy! This post contains affiliate links. If you click on and buy anything through them, we might make a little money, but […]

This Week on the Farmstead, August 14

Good Friday morning, everyone! This one is going to have to be short because I’m trying to get it typed before Kieran gets up! This week has been pretty much non-stop for me. With all the work that I wanted to get done before Kieran got here yesterday, and all that needs to be maintained […]

Eww! Do Rabbits Really Eat Their Own Poop?!

Picture this…you are heading out to visit your new bunny and you catch your furry friend doing something so seemingly disgusting that you want to scold him away from doing such an awful thing. He’s eating his poop! Don’t worry–this is a normal thing for your rabbit. What he is eating is not poop, however, […]

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