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Marge’s New Home

Free time affects everyone differently. Some binge watch, some cook, some hike or fish, but here, we build.  It seems like every time we catch up, we find a new project to keep us busy and improve the function of the homestead.  Because of the current shutdown, we have found ourselves with additional time to devote to the homestead.  In

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The Story Of Marge: The Stubborn, and Very Lucky, Pig

  This is Marge our newest fixture on the homestead.  She is one special pig and life here wouldn’t be the same without her. Marge has changed the way we homestead forever, but that was not the plan when we picked her and her brother and sister up from a local farmer.  For the last several years we have raised

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Sometimes Happiness Looks A Lot Like A Pig

Sometimes things just happen for a reason.   Last fall we had our first set of pigs butchered.  Our first time raising pigs was very rewarding, and all the meat in the freezer was a great reward.  However, I was feeling a little blue without them on the homestead.  They gave me so much joy and without them around things were

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