10 Tips to Beat the Winter Blahs on the Homestead

As people who generally spend a TON of time outdoors in the summer, the negativeĀ temperatures and two feet of snow outside can really tear apart one’s spirit. And even if you’re not buried in snow, you know that the cooler weather can still take its toll and cause a major case of the crankies. You don’t have a case of the crankies, do you? If …

Natural Tick & Lyme Disease Prevention

I am convinced we live in the middle of Tick-Central. Meeting place of the National Association of Wood-Ticks. If ticks had a yearly convention, they might hold it in the state of Wisconsin. And I hate them. I loathe these weird, disease-ridden, blood-gorging, leg-climbing creepy stalkers. I didnā€™t worry much about ticks when I was little. I played in the woods, rolled around in the …