Mike had to go to Denver for a few days to do Denver things, and left Ali home alone to do those things that Ali won’t do while Mike is around #solidlotion #tutorial #DIY #archedcabin #homestead Recipe: Makes 9 solid lotions if you’re using 2 oz tins. Just under 1 cup of beeswax. Leave about 1/4″ from the top. Use less if you’d like it a little softer 1 cup coconut oil 1 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons of evening primrose oil or any other supplemental oil you’d like (optional) 2 tablespoons vitamin e oil (optional) 2 tablespoons fragrance oil. I used Nag Champa in this batch.**** If using essential oils, I would use a capful at the most. They are potent!**** Melt your beeswax & coconut oil in a jar or pyrex measuring glass in a bath of hot water, and add in your olive oil to heat and blend. Once all the oils are melted, remove from heat and add the optional oils and fragrance oil. Blend well with a popsicle stick, and pour into your 2 oz tins. Allow to cool. .**..**..**..**..**..**..**..**..**..**..**..**..**..**..**..**..**..**..** Cheetah lady reference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4ETO6k7gSA Visit our website and purchase some of Ali’s handmade soap https://lazyaholeranch.com Support us by becoming a Patron! https://www.patreon.com/lazyaholeranch Visit us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/lazyaholeranch/ Visit us on Instagram @lazyaholeranch @lazyaholepets @lazyaholesoap @evilmightyacorn @michaelprovines
I got my revenge on the log that smashed my toe. More weather delays, and preparing for winter on the homestead. One of the standing dead down by our gate blew over. The tree was easily 70′ long. Had to get it out of the way so we could go about our day. Have a teenager who is a bit nervous about learning to drive? I got mine going on the ATV to take some of the fear out of operating a car or truck. #archedcabin #firewood #chainsaw #husqvarna Buy Soap! https://lazyaholeranch.com Facebook @lazyaholeranch Instagram @lazy_ahole_ranch Support us on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/lazyaholeranch
We had to pause on our efforts to get the foundation done to complete the winter readiness task of having enough firewood to get through the season! Buy Soap! https://lazyaholeranch.com Instagram @lazy_ahole_ranch Facebook @lazyaholeranch
Cutting up a tree that fell in a storm a couple of months ago, reconfiguring the firewood stack, splitting wood, and a look at how the plants are doing in the garden. #splittinglogs #firewood #chainsaw #homesteading
Jet Girl and Tank Girl (poopies) have been with us just under 2 years, while Mimiteh and Aku have been with me for just under 7 years. The dogs have been very slowly integrated into the household, but the Aku is very aggressive towards the dogs, so we have to separate them when they are all in the house together. So we’ve been slowly getting the dogs more and more used to more space, and the cats are getting more used to the dogs through the kennel at night. The only problem is that the dogs are obsessed with just laying next to the room where the cats are and hovering in hopes that they can interact, but then they get bored and Jet starts eating the carpet. So we took the carpet out last week. Also: some fun on the ATV and our furry friends around the ranch. #homestead #dogs #cats #drama #ugly #gross #nastyass #shagcarpet #atv #colorado #outdoors #deer #colorado #mountains #snow #spring #DIY #farticles
Ali broke the 2 pound sledge hammer while splitting wood a few weeks ago. Mike bought a new handle and replaced it because that’s what he does. #homestead #DIY #toolrepair
Well that blizzard was a little nuts, wasn’t it? Update on the dogs and their supplements, some snow, some tractoring, and I lost my glasses, so I attempted to dowse for them in desperation. My dowsing sort of failed, but my intuition was dead on! Purchase the dog food supplement from Amazon (affiliate link) https://amzn.to/2UKlJNy Visit the Bungled Jungle in Salida, Colorado – https://www.bungledjungle.com/ #colorado #homesteading #blizzard #dowsing
The snow just keeps coming, and melting, and coming, and melting. This time we got the tractor to play nice though!
Today wasn’t a very good day, ladies and gentlemen. The tractor has just… we’re so frustrated. We can’t do anything with the thing, and when it snows a lot, we just aren’t going anywhere if we want to get back up the driveway. Add to that the feeling of violation that comes with discovering that someone has just helped themselves to a tour of your entire property and then slipped off into the snow. So security is back in place.
Firewood & FashionWinter is coming, and with winter comes the use of firewood. Lots of firewood.
We needed to move several stacks of firewood, split them, and stack them in our wood pile. They had been next door on Mike’s Mom’s Property, and needed to be moved anyway for excavation work to happen for her home build, and since the cold weather is fast approaching we took advantage of the pleasant weather to get some work done.
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