Bath Products

So, B has taken a keen interest in producing different bath, body, and home products. So far, we have developed bath bombs, sugar scrubs, and candles. We are hoping to add a function on this site to support selling our items. Check back soon for the "Shop" tab. Does anyone have any other simple, easy … Continue reading Bath Products

Back in Action

So we've been quiet for a couple of weeks.  The Yager Homestead also operates a firework stand during all the Texas seasons as a side hustle. Excuse our extended silence, but we are back! Now that we are back, I have questions! This is my first time to grow icebox watermelon (or any watermelon, for … Continue reading Back in Action

RIP Potato Plants

We finally said goodbye to our potato plants yesterday. They had a good run, but it was their time to go. Rest in peace, little guys. Any suggestions for what we can plant in their place? I'm thinking maybe peppers, peas, or pumpkins! -TBE

Homemade Pickles – Two Ways!

If you saw our last post, you've seen how many cucumbers The Yager Homestead is producing, and how huge they are! We are making them faster than we can eat them. Although our neighbors appreciate the random bags of cukes on their doorstep, we've got to find a better way to process these. Guru Penny, … Continue reading Homemade Pickles – Two Ways!

Using Ash in the Chicken Coop

If you raise chickens, you know that they have their own, unique way of bathing that doesn't involve water. We've all heard the phrase, "mad as an old wet hen". Surely there's something to that. So, the chickens have their own technique called a dust bath.┬áBasically, the chicken sits in the dust, flaps its wings, … Continue reading Using Ash in the Chicken Coop