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Side Hustle Thoughts for 2019

After our experience with homestead turkeys this fall, I’m more determined than ever to increase homestead productivity.  Before Christmas, I had a fantastic meeting with a CPA friend, and now that I’m no longer suffering from the plague that got … Continue reading

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Stay Motivated! Seize the Day!

With the start of the new year, folks tend to have no lack of motivation.  They also tend to over-promise and later, as the year marches on, they also under-deliver.  It is for precisely that reason that I don’t tend … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned Raising Homestead Turkeys

2018 was the year of the turkey at the homestead, and it occurred to me that I never shared a “lessons learned” post on the blog.  In sharing, I hope to encourage others who’re thinking of taking the plunge.  I … Continue reading

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When Perfection is the Enemy of “Good Enough”

Over the last week, I’ve listened to several thought-provoking podcasts from some of my favorite podcasters.  As I considered what they’d said, I decided to weave some of their wisdom into my current life path, and I realized something.  I … Continue reading

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Trying for Turkey 20 Ways — Days 1-3

This year, we’ve learned that there’s nothing more fantastic than pasture-raised, non-GMO-fed turkeys from your own homestead! Now that we have all this amazing meat though, what do we do with it? Well, it occurred to me today that I … Continue reading

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Going Keto: Update for 08/24/18 (Week 50)

My week of determination and focus has paid off so far.  I’m getting back into the keto swing of things, and the scale has moved in the right direction! This morning, the scale was at 245.2 pounds.  That means I’m … Continue reading

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Save with Sarah — Don’t Pay Fees

It seems like common sense.  Don’t pay “fees” and you’ll keep more of your own money in your pocket.  What does this concept look like in the real world though? It’s not as simple as you might think. Not too … Continue reading

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Non-GMO Pasture-Raised Turkeys for Sale

Since we’re about halfway through the homestead turkeys project, it’s time to start selling some turkeys! After all, who doesn’t want a delicious, locally grown, non-GMO fed, pastured raised turkey? Are you hungry yet? What Makes Our Turkeys Special? The … Continue reading

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Going Keto: The Struggle Is Real

In about three weeks, a year will have passed since I recommitted to a keto eating plan.  I have reached some fantastic milestones in that time, but for several months now, I haven’t prioritized my health and my eating plan.  … Continue reading

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Turkey Tales: 9 Weeks Old Now

Time flies when you’re having fun as a homestead turkey farmer! It seems like it was just yesterday that we went to the post office to retrieve our 25 turkey poults! So much has happened over these last nine weeks … Continue reading

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