42 Countries In 31 Days ~ Visitors To Our Homesteading and Self-Sufficiency Blog In August

August shattered the records for visitors to our blog that “Celebrates Rural Living” at http://www.hibarranch.com.  It was a busy month transitioning over to fall activities at the farm and we wrote on that along with the Great American Eclipse that was at 100% at our farm.  All in all, August was a wonderful month and…

The World’s Greatest Off The Grid Writers Cabin – A Photo Tour

I have loved to write all my life.  It started with a journal as a little girl, moving on to poetry and culminating in a career where I wrote all the time in a corporate marketing situation.  But, upon retirement I longed for the days and spaces to write through my own eyes again, not…

Wow, So Who Says Homesteading Isn’t A Global Trend!

I am always so amazed at where our readers come from around the globe.  We write about farming and homesteading; basically getting back to a simpler life.  Seems like a simple topic / simple theme.  But, it is our passion.  So much so, I have to write poetry about it.  My best days are days…

Cutest Farm Photos Ever! Here Are Some Cute Shots Of New Baby Lambs Born Yesterday And Other Babies At The Farm

Well, finally the barn is filling with little ones.  We posted last night that we had two new lambs yesterday that are just huge.  One of the boys has spectacular metallic gray coloring with amazing markings.  The other boy of the twins is solid black.  Here are some of the coolest shots of today’s venture…

Cutest Baby Lamb Ever! My Hubby Bottle Feeding The Little Guy..And More Farm Life Updates

Well, it is one of those crazy days on the farm. I posted this morning that we arrived in the barn to a new lamb, who had been born in the night, and meandered into another animal pen away from mom.  Well, he is doing well now.  But, his mom’s udder is not filling up…

I Am Pleased To Announce I Have Been Asked To Write For Walden Publishing On Independent Living

I am pleased to announce that I have been asked to write for Walden Publishing for their eletter called Truth and Plenty along with their monthly newsletter, Independence Monthly. You can learn more about their publications here. I will post when one of my submissions has been published.  You can also follow our writings on…