For the last several years we’ve been raising chickens for meat and eggs.
Over the years we’ve had an assortment of breeds of egg laying chickens but tend to favor the dual purpose birds such as Buff Orpington or White Rock. These birds are a nice sturdy bird, that often go broody and also […]
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Last week I worked in Oregon (the photo above is of Multnomah Falls in the Columbia River Gorge). While I was there I came to the realization that I am spread too thin. This thought was nothing new. For […]
Spring took a long time getting here this year! We even had a snow storm on Mother’s Day. Lots of fun things happening on our place. Kiki put the incubator to work to get us some ducks and chickens. Unfortunately, we didn’t have very good hatching and ended up with only 2 ducks and 3 […]
Scroll down for our delicious Thai Duck Salad recipe. Or keep reading for the condensed version of how I found myself on the hunt for duck recipes. This post contains affiliate links. Thank you for supporting Homespun Oasis.
Our first poultry raising experience started with six chicks when we lived in Oregon. The house that […]
It’s hard to believe that just five years ago we lived in a 23 foot tow behind camp trailer. The bulk of what we owned was contained within the camp trailer with a few straggling totes setting underneath and the ‘big’ stuff stored in a 10 x 12 rental unit. When we […]
How are you doing with the time change? Springing forward an hour doesn’t seem like it should be a big deal but in some ways it is. We were starting to enjoy daylight coming earlier and doing morning chores in the light. This week Joe is working an earlier shift due to spring break for […]
This post was originally shared on my short lived homesteading blog in August of 2013 before I decided to move everything to this one blog— which is more than enough for me to keep up with! Growing all or part of our own animal/livestock feed is important to us and something we will […]
The summer of 2010 was a pivotal year for us. That year we embarked on raising our own chickens for meat. After watching the movie Food, Inc (that’s an affiliate link) over the winter we knew that we did not want to support the […]
This post was originally on my short lived homesteading blog. I’ve updated it with current information after the last gardening season. Gardening is still a challenge but each year gets a little bit better. This post does contain affiliate links. Thank you for supporting Real Food for Less Money with your purchases.
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