Category: Life

Something my husband and I are doing is returning to the old ways. Growing and canning our own foods. Building things instead of buying them. Raising chickens for their eggs. Things our grandparents and our parents did (while they were younger).
In here you will find things we do, things we are learning to do, and things we would like to learn.

The Coolest Ideas For Remodeling Your Home We Could Find

Thinking About Giving your Home some Upgrades? This Article will definitely Inspire you! If you Have ever Remodeled your home, you know it can be a pain if you don’t know what your doing. If you Know the Tricks, you can do Big Jobs easily! We’ve compiled a collection of the coolest ideas we could […]

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Happy Holidays!!!

Hi again my friends! Hope everyone is enjoying the Holidays!  Krazi here at the Krafthouse!!!!! Plan to get more organized for 2019.  Will be doing more Amigurumi this year.  Pooh was just the beginning.  Hands are limiting my jewelry making, but plugging on just the same.  I feel so very blessed to be able to […]

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Coke Can Stove

How to Build a Coke Can Stove For Hiking & Camping How to make a small stove out of a soda can in just a few minutes. Aluminum is the lightest of metals and due to its flexibility and strength it’s most often used to manufacture everyday products such as beverage and food containers. Follow […]

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Simple Meatloaf Casserole

Everybody has their favorite comfort meal, well ours is usually meatloaf.  The only problem with meatloaf is that it can start to be boring.  So here’s another variation to add to your repertoire. Your family will enjoy it guaranteed! Start with a thin layer of Olive oil and 2 cloves of minced garlic on the […]

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For fun

Here are our chickens at 3 months old. The temperature is climbing and we decided a nice cold watermelon was just the thing. We like to cut ours off the rind and instead of letting that go to waste we gave it to the chickens as a cool treat. Didn’t take long before all 6 […]

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6 weeks

Here are our chickens at approximately six weeks old. Growing so fast and still three months from laying eggs.

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Early Harvest

Some of the early pickens from our garden! The first tomatoes, squash, and a head of cabbage!

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From the Garden

So I was told that it was the wrong time of the year to grow cabbage…. in a few days I will harvest my first head.

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Roma tomatoes are going crazy

Planted in the native desert soil with little additional fertilizer these Roma’s are going nuts!!!

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Baby Chicks

Raising chickens in the City!! Believe it or not, some of the largest cities in the US still allow you to raise chickens right in your own back yard. This is a great way to have fresh eggs and maybe be able to sell a few.

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