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Countrified Hicks · 40m ago

How (and why) to Dehydrate Aloe Vera

      Because Aloe Vera is so great to have on hand and can be used for so many ways, I wanted a way to preserve it.  By drying it and turning it into a powder, I can use it in a variety of ways and store it for long time usage.  Also, dehydrated Alo...
Countrified Hicks · 18h ago

Smoked Sausage & Brussesl Sprouts Skillet Meal

   This is a very easy dinner to make that is very satisfying.  It offers up a healthy ser...
Countrified Hicks · 3d ago

75 Pantry Essentials Every Cook Needs

    Every cook needs a well-stocked kitchen and if you don't already have one, now is the perfect time to start working towards one.  With these items in your pantry, you should be able to whip up a tasty meal quickly.  Being well stocked is like hav...
Countrified Hicks · 5d ago

Construction of New Goat Shelter

   We have been needing a new goat shelter for our pygmy nannies.  We have 5 goats in a la...
Countrified Hicks · 5d ago

Guineas & Their Crazy Sounds

    Guineas are pretty neat birds to have on your homestead.  Having guineas around means you have a natural form of flea and tick control.  Guineas are really low maintenance but they are o...
Countrified Hicks · 6d ago

The Best Old-Fashioned Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip Cookies

   These are a truly good old-fashioned Peanut butter and Chocolate Chip cookie...a true classic  So soft and chewy, even the next morning.  I recently took these to a party a friend was hos...
Countrified Hicks · 1W ago

How to Make a Hay Feeder from Reclaimed Materials

    In my newest video, I show you how we make our hay feeders on our 40 acre homestead. My using reclaimed wood and repurposed items, we make nice hay feeders for the cost of a few screws. ...
Countrified Hicks · 1W ago

My Most Popular Pins of December

    Most bloggers use Pinterest to share their blog content with and I am no different. Pinterest is a great way to grow your following.  For the month of December, here are my most pinned posts. To visit each post, just click on the "name".1.  Chick...
Countrified Hicks · 1W ago

Loaded Boiled Cabbage

     This is a take of my Southern Boiled Cabbage recipe.  It is made the same way but thi...
Countrified Hicks · 2W ago

How to Cook the Perfect Baked Sweet Potatoes

    Making the perfect sweet potato is easy if you follow these quick tips.  I used to bel...