FERMENTATION: How & Why You Should Ferment Your Chicken Feed

Fermentation is all the rage at the moment. Hipster cafés in hip little pockets of cities are sure to be filling their hip pockets selling all kinds of fermented goodness. But who would’ve thought you could keep more of your hard-earnt money in your hip pocket by putting your chicken feed through the fermentation process…

HOMEMADE VEGETABLE STOCK

Brrrrr…tomorrow kicks off the start of winter and the beginning of nasty cold and flu season, less daylight hours and let’s face it, a little bit of us dies inside when that sun ain’t shining so bright! What gets YOU through the cooler months? Aside from some fresh ‘flannies’ and being curled up in a…

A STEP TOWARD SELF-SUFFICIENCY: Edible Garden Design

If you follow our Facebook page you would have seen our post earlier this week that the edible garden designing has been in full swing. Growing our own produce is something we want to do on quite a considerable scale with the produce not just being used for everyday munchin’ on but to also broaden…

MOVE OVER CHRISTMAS, EASTER IS HERE

Did you know there is such a thing as decorating your house for Easter? Cute little bunnies, adorably styled vignettes (yep, I said vignettes – a fancy way of saying you put a few things of interest in a group to create a focal point and voila!), buntings and even twig trees adorned with elegantly…

FAUX Ice-Cream

I don’t think I’ve ever met someone who doesn’t like ice-cream. But with a household of lactose intolerant tummy’s, I’ve certainly met bodies that don’t like the traditional, creamy, dairy goodness! With an Autumn chill in the air (we actually put on a jumper for the first time in six months last night!) and a…

DIY Garden Pot Makeover

Do you have a spot in your house that you walk past every day, saying to yourself “You there need a little somethin’ somethin’!”? Me too! Mine has been the backdoor area where we kick our boots off and it’s really just quite a lacklustre, boring and dark entry. It’s an odd mix of browny…

HOMESTEADING GOALS 2017: The Rise of KaMa Heights Farm

You often hear people say that ‘Country Life = Simple Life’, which in some ways it is, but living on land is a lot of work. Even more so if there has been no improvements to the usability and ease of upkeep of said land for the last 20 years!

Homemade Granola

A quick, healthy and easy homemade granola recipe that will have you dreaming of breakfast time and save you money at the checkout!