Homestead · hunting

Turkey Hunting is My Favorite

I love to hunt.  I enjoy the time outdoors watching the sunrise and sunset, listening to the woods come alive, and the memories made.  I’ve hunted pheasants, ducks, geese, and deer, but turkey hunting is hands down my favorite hunt. So, if you’re interested in hunting, but not sure where to start, give turkey hunting…… Continue reading Turkey Hunting is My Favorite

family · home school · Homestead · hunting

Why we shed hunt & you should too!

Shed hunting is the process of gathering antlers that were shed by the animal (moose, deer, or elk). There is an actual club for this activity-The North American Shed Hunting Club, founded in 1991. We aren’t quite as organized.  Typically, our adventure starts out on a beautiful spring day where we want to get outside.…… Continue reading Why we shed hunt & you should too!

chickens · family · Homestead · hunting

Country Life & Predators

We live on approximately 50 acres of land in the country with a creek running through the property.  We have trail cameras set up that have captured a bobcat, skunk, raccoons, and many coyotes.  There are a lot of predators here. Last year, we lost our entire guinea flock.  We aren’t sure how, but between the…… Continue reading Country Life & Predators

Dinner · Homestead · hunting · Recipes

Venison Taco Pie

I recently took out a pound of ground sausage and a pie crust for dinner.  I baked the pie crust in preparation for a quiche.  Then, I realized I had actually defrosted ground venison.  Since that doesn’t quite go well in a quiche, I had to improvise.  The result was so good that my husband…… Continue reading Venison Taco Pie

Dinner · Homestead · hunting · Recipes

Ranch Venison Burgers 🍔 

One of the greatest parts about hunting is completing the process from field to fork.  A successful hunt is a great accomplishment, but for me, the real success is completing the process and ultilizing the meat.  Feeding our family… A big complaint among those who cook wild game is the “gamey” taste of the meat.…… Continue reading Ranch Venison Burgers 🍔