Where Have All The Fireflies Gone? A forgotten pastime of our youth

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Have you ever caught a firefly? I remember countless nights as a child, running through the fields with a mason jar trying to catch fireflies. Watching the jar filled with bugs with glowing bottoms for hours, then releasing them back into the fields only to start all over again. But where have all the fireflies gone? We haven’t seen them in years, are they going extinct?  

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Back To Our Roots- The Modern Homesteader

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Has something in your soul been calling you to get back to your roots? Do you have a strong desire to leave the fast-paced society and get your hands in the dirt? If so, you’re not alone. Thousands just like you are wanting to leave their 9-5 in search of a simpler life. To become The Modern Homesteader. 

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How to Break an Attacking Rooster

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An attacking rooster is something you will experience if you keep chickens, unless you don’t have roosters. I don’t know about you, but even though I’m bigger than him, there is something so intimidating about a rooster who comes out of nowhere and spurs me or even tries to.  My oldest son explains it this way, “They are like little velociraptors. If they were big enough, they would eat me!” If you have had chickens for any length of time, you have probably had this experience. 
 

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