10 Ways to Use Extra Eggs

As the daylight hours increase, so does egg production. Every day, your hens are working harder and faster to lay more eggs. There is just one problem: What are you going to do with all those eggs? If you keep chickens, it’s a problem you’re going to have to solve sooner or later. Allow us…

The 5-Minute Brainstorming Challenge

Have you ever tried just sitting down with a sheet of paper and doing nothing but brainstorming for five minutes? The solutions and enterprises you can come up with are astounding. True, not all of your ideas will be worth pursuing. But some of them will, and that is the point of the whole exercise….

How to Freeze Eggs

Spring is on its way, and the chickens are starting to get down to business.  The refrigerator is slowly filling up with eggs.  Before long, most of us with laying hens will have more eggs than we can eat. One good way to make use of all those extra eggs is to freeze some to…

The Little House Cookbook

If you’ve read the Little House series, your mouth was probably watering a good portion of the time. Hearty soups and homemade bread figured prominently in most of the books; Little House in the Big Woods was notable for maple treats and a huge supper at sugaring-off time; wild game abounded in Little House on…

Found: God’s Will

Many of us have some funny ideas about what God’s will is.  Too often we’re so busy looking for it that we don’t have time to actually do it.  Other times we’re pretty sure we know exactly what God’s will is: it’s the thing we absolutely do not want to do. Neither of these perspectives…

Worth It

Another year has come around, and a flurry of planning and New Year’s resolving has come with it.  There are so many things we’d all like to do this year: We want to plan the best garden ever. We want to try out new ways of keeping our animals happy, healthy, and productive. We want…

The Simple Things

Thanksgiving is just around the corner.  We’re all looking forward to spending time with the family giving thanks for our blessings.  And we certainly have a lot to be thankful for! But while most of us probably remember to give thanks for home, family, friends, turkey, and pumpkin pie, all too often we overlook the…

Doing the Lord’s Work in the Lord’s Way

Wouldn’t you like to know that you’re doing the work of the Lord? And wouldn’t you like to be sure that you’re doing it in His way? If your answer to these questions is “yes,” you might be interested in a sermon in two parts fittingly titled “Doing the Lord’s Work in the Lord’s Way”…