Our New HiBar Ranch YouTube Channel – Explore the stunning beauty of this heritage farm in the Great Smoky Mountains

Our You Tube Channel - HiBar Ranch We have started a youtube channel and we encourage you all to subscribe to it as we will be videoing all the amazing things we are doing at our pioneer homestead and also capturing the historical activities of Davis family genealogy that is so pervasive in East Tennessee … Continue reading Our New HiBar Ranch YouTube Channel – Explore the stunning beauty of this heritage farm in the Great Smoky Mountains

Snow Flurries & Frozen Water With Babies In The Barn

Yesterday started with a balmy 21 degrees here in the smokies at our farm.  The chores were less than ideal as when heading out I found that our water was frozen for the livestock barn.  All the water feeders were frozen up; buckets, rabbit's water bottles and even the water stand itself.  We have three … Continue reading Snow Flurries & Frozen Water With Babies In The Barn

Cast Iron Cooking: This Ain’t No Yankee Corn Bread Modified To Get Best Results

We love corn bread down here in the south.  We also love our cast iron cookware as Lodge is the the oldest cookware company in the United States making cast iron.  Since it's our home state, well, we're big fans. We do a lot of cast iron cooking here at the ranch here in the … Continue reading Cast Iron Cooking: This Ain’t No Yankee Corn Bread Modified To Get Best Results