The Dawning of Indestructible Joy

Christmas…. A time of music and laughter. A time of bright lights and tinsel. A time of friends and family. A time of giving and sharing. But more than that. A time to celebrate the beginning of the greatest miracle the world has ever known. A miracle that took just a little over 40 years…

The Worst Jokes I Know (and I Know a Lot!)

Looking for clean jokes for the whole family? Look no further! Homestead on the Range is pleased to announce the release of The Worst Jokes I Know (and I Know a Lot!): 101 Funny Bone Ticklers for Jokesters of All Ages by B. Patrick Lincoln in both paperback and eBook formats. Young jokers (cards, you…

The MacArthur Daily Bible

It’s not too early to think about great gifts for the coming Christmas season. Here’s one that will touch the heart—The MacArthur Daily Bible. The idea of the Daily Bible is to take readers through the entire Bible in the course of one year. Each daily assignment features four selections for a balanced read: Old…

An Introduction to Heritage Breeds

Thinking about starting a farm with heritage breeds? If you are new to this topic, you may enjoy An Introduction to Heritage Breeds: Saving and Raising Rare-Breed Livestock and Poultry by The Livestock Conservancy. This excellent beginner’s resource starts with the basics—defining breeds in general and heritage breeds in particular. It discusses the plight and…

Onion Disease Guide

In some years, onion harvest time is troubleshooting time. There are many things that can go wrong when growing onions, especially when growing them in irregular weather patterns. Identifying the various problems can be quite difficult, as they tend to manifest themselves in the same way—rot. This onion disease guide offers a thorough and well-photographed…

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Any website that deals with Kansas on a regular basis would be woefully deficient if it did not mention The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, that classic children’s book by L. Frank Baum. Is Oz an Allegory? The notion that The Wonderful Wizard of Oz might be allegorical is common. Most experts vary widely, however, in…

Ephesians: A Devotional Commentary

Ephesians: A Devotional Commentary by F.B. Meyer offers an interesting way to dig deeper into this brief epistle. The commentary is centered around 15 key words, phrases, and concepts: The Father. The Father’s wealth. In Him. Created in Him. The heavenly places. Love on God’s side. Love on our side. The Holy Spirit. Filled. Power….

How to Master the English Bible

Mastery of the Bible is within the reach of all—even those who can’t list a knowledge of either Hebrew or Greek among their accomplishments. How is this mastery achieved? It’s simple. Read the Bible. Over and over again. How to Master the English Bible by James M. Gray offers an incredibly simple method of truly…

How to Cook With Bacon

Bacon has long been a staple of the American farm family’s diet, and now modern cooking techniques have given it greater versatility than ever before. How to Cook With Bacon: Delicious and Mouthwatering Bacon Recipes by Tony James Miller shares some of these new and interesting ideas in three categories: Appetizers and salads. Main courses….

Getting Ready for February 2017?

Looking for seasonal reminders and fun things to do this February? We have moved our monthly Get Ready updates to On the Range, our free weekly country living newsletter. Subscribing is easy! Just follow this link and enter your email address. You can start receiving your weekly newsletter as early as tomorrow! Other features you…