Mount Sunapee Homestead

Writings and Ramblings

For anything that doesn’t quite fit into a neat little category, but still wanted to share!

Homestead Updates!

Pigs in feeder

We’ve updated a few things on our website!   Don’t forget, you can also sign up to get updates right to your inbox!! Homestead Products: We’re sold out of roasters for this season, but please let us know about future interest! We are currently taking orders for bulk pasture raised pork, ready in the early winter! Also taking orders for fresh Thanksgiving turkeys! Meet the Homesteaders! A new page for all those curious about who were are! Homestead Writing Services This page has been moved to part of the Homestead Products…but we’re still writing!!

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We’re back and guess what’s coming…

 It’s been a long,  silent spring,  but we’re back!  During our radio silence,  we moved the Homestead (chickens included) and welcomed another future farmer!  But,  it’s time to get back into the swing and welcome the next batch of Homestead critters.  Can you tell what based on this picture?? And,  if anyone wants eggs,  the ladies are laying!!!

How to Start a Blog!

How to start a blog

How to start a blog. I’m taking a slight departure from my normal emails to answer a question frequently asked: How do I start my own blog? Well, I did it the old-fashioned way: got a website and started writing whatever I felt like.  Although I’m usually a huge proponent of old-fashioned, I now know it could have been easier.  A lot easier. Get some professional blog tips! When I started I knew nothing of pinnable images, internet design, blog editing plans and SEO (search engine optimization).  Not to mention, I had no idea that a blog could actually be a source of income and, while I find writing the blog tons of fun, who wouldn’t want to make a little extra? If you’re thinking of starting a blog, my first recommendation is to read.  Read as much as you can.  A little up font planning can go a long way. If you’re looking for a great book to start with, I highly recommend Blog by Number.  Not only does the eBook outline all that you need to know about blogging, it provides: Post-ideas Sample titles Walk through of Pinterest Pinnable samples A great workbook for Google Drive (excel-like) to…
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