Kristi Wheeler

Kristi @HomesteadWishing

Hi! I'm Kristi Wheeler. Mom of 3 giant teen boys. I'm a cook, a crazy chicken lady, a gardener, and an avid crafter!

Chicken feather loss due to molting

Chicken Feather Loss | The Many Reasons Why Chickens Lose Feathers

When people think of chicken feather loss, most of us think about molting. However, molting isn’t the only reason chickens might lose their feathers. Did you know that some chicken feather loss is due to cannibalism? Yep! Reasons For Feather Loss Molting Of course, you already know, in the fall time chickens shed their summer …

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The beginnings of a food forest

Urban Food Forest | Building A Productive No-Maintenence Food Forest

An Urban Food Forest is self-sustaining and mimics what nature does naturally. For instance, the plants in the forest take the dead leaves, pine needles, fallen trees and uses the nutrients to grow big and strong. On the other hand, my garden takes a lot of time, and additives just to get a bare minimum …

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Christmas stocking hanging on a mantle for stocking stuffer ideas

34 Stocking Stuffer Ideas | Meaningful Gifts For Men, Women, And Kids

Are you having a hard time filling up those stockings? Sometimes it seems a little difficult to find stocking stuffer ideas that are meaningful. I admit, there were some years that I couldn’t find cool stuff to fill them up with. I ended up adding stupid crappy gifts to them that don’t get used! Have …

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Personalized Gift Ideas For Women

Personalized Gift Ideas For Women, Men, And Kids

Finding the perfect gift for someone can be a difficult task sometimes. These personalized gift ideas are great for friends, spouses, bosses, coworkers, and more! Find a little something for just about everyone in your life! When you’re buying gifts you don’t just have to put someone’s name, you could put a nickname or something …

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