• dessert,  Home Cooking,  horses

    Homemade Eggnog and Sugar Cookie Recipe

    It’s Christmas time, and one of my family’s favorite traditions is baking sugar cookies and making homemade eggnog! Today I am sharing with you my homemade raw eggnog recipe and also, my grandmother’s (modified) sugar cookie recipe. I hope your family loves them as much as we do! I also mentioned my Etsy shop in this video! If you didn’t already know I am a long-time crocheter. I design crochet patterns as well as sell finished items. If you would like to purchase a pattern or a hand-crocheted item, check out my Etsy shop HERE. Click HERE for the sugar cookie recipe PDF. Click HERE for the eggnog recipe PDF.

  • chickens,  Homesteading,  horses

    Daily Animal Chores

    I am a firm believer in chores. They are not only necessary to delegate tasks and make life more productive but also so that children can learn responsibility and the fact that they are an important, contributing part of this family. Our chores are varied here. Some include things that are tied to feeding our family, others have their roots in keeping our home clean and in working order, while others are responsibilities that help others (younger kids and animals). Today I am sharing with you our daily animal chores. We have 22 chickens, 3 cats, 4 kittens, 2 horses, a dog, a snake (Faith’s personal pet), and a rabbit…