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Wandering Wonderful
Wanderers, vagabonds, hammock dwellers, chasers of dreams, adventurers, restless souls
Wanderers, vagabonds, hammock dwellers, chasers of dreams, adventurers, restless souls
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Quack Quack Quack
Last spring our incubator died midway through incubation. It was a small, foam, tabletop incubator from Little Giant. We lost all of the eggs in that batch. Shortly thereafter we decided to build our own incubator. We picked up a couple coolers at thrift st...

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Spring is in the air!
Spring is right around the corner here on the Wandering Wonderful homestead. We are debating what the next move in our journey should be. Do we want to invest in some unusual chicken breeds? Is this the year we finally get sheep and fiber rabbits? Or do we ...

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Winter Storm Jonas
Much of the eastern portion of the US was hit by  winter storm Jonas Friday and Saturday. The Wandering Wonderful homestead was buried under 16.5 inches of snow. I am thankful to report that all of our critters  weathered the storm and are eagerly anticipat...

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Winter Car Kits
My Mamaw didn't drive. In her 66 years on earth she had never so much as sat in the driver seat of a car. But Mamaw did take roadtrips, Mamaw knew how to travel. I know that many of my idea's and hacks for roadtripping came from her. Her idea's and hacks fo...

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101 Skills for the Modern Homesteader
This list has been making the rounds on various homesteading/off-grid Facebook pages. I don't know the origin or author. Somethings we grew up knowing, part of our rich Appalachian heritage like reading the weather and growing vegetables. Other things we ha...

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Traveling with your Feathered Friends.
Over the last few months we have added not 1, but 5 new birds to our homestead. Actually, 6, but one little parakeet was too sick and sadly didn't make it despite our best efforts. I know in time we will load up the birds, along with the dogs for a vacation...

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Books to Improve your Homestead
The Wanderer and I get asked often for book recommendations. What would we recommend for those just starting their journey in homesteading and self sufficiency. We are voracious readers. Our free moments are spent with books, or the tablet in our hands. We ...

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Quail, our new additions
About a month ago one of our neighbors, and elder man in his 80's announced he is moving further south, he can't handle another Kentucky winter. He didn't want to take his birds with him, Peach doves and quail, so we took them and added them to the growing ...

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My Ghost Story
I have had experiences that I can't explain away logically. A couple weeks before I started middle school, and met the Wanderer my grandmother died. She died very unexpectedly. My family is pretty old school southern when it comes to funerals. We believe in...

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Random Facts Friday
1. The Pentagon has a plan for combating a zombie apocalypse.  2. So does the CDC 3. Iran arrested 14 squirrels for spying in 2007. 4. Two actors have died playing Judas in live Biblical productions by accidentally hanging themselves during his death scene....
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