Month: March 2012

Pastured Beef Benefits

If you’ve been reading our site for awhile, you’ll know we’re all about whole, healthy foods. That’s why, when we stumbled across this free download, we were really excited to share it with our readers: What Do Food Labels Really Mean? Clicking that link will […]

Edible Weeds

If you have ever taken a wilderness survival or wild edibles course, no doubt your eyes have already been opened as to the plethora of freely available, wild edibles right at your feet – often, right in your own yard! In addition to being incredibly […]

Post photos of your compost pile!

As spring arrives, some of us become obsessed with Gardening Plans. Successful gardening’s foundation is good soil – soil teeming with nutrients, microbial life, worms, moisture, minerals, decaying organic matter, you name it! Having a compost pile helps us maintain our nutrient-rich soil with a […]

Mondays With Millie: Kitchen Beginnings

For the past several weeks we’ve been talking about how to Transition to Real Food in 8 Easy Steps.  We’ve talked about ditching cold cereal and what to have instead. We’ve talked about changing our fats from man-made fats to traditional fats.  Last week we learned […]

Some free graphical goodies from your friendly Black Chicken Host

We’ve been working on creating a library of custom graphical elements you won’t find anywhere else for you to use on your HH powered sites. Stephen Nauman has just turned in this set of social media icons, and I decided to release them straight to you to […]

The 3 most important elements of your site’s SEO:

Content, content, and content. Hey everyone, Chris the web guy here. There’s a lot to consider when you’re putting together your site’s marketing strategy, and you’re going to hear (and probably have heard) a bajillion tips already. Good. Listen to them, digest them, and when […]

Monday’s with Millie: The #1 Food That Should be in Your Kitchen

Monday’s with Millie: The #1 Food That Should be in Your Kitchen

The last few weeks we’ve been talking in detail about how to Transition to Real Food in 8 Easy Steps.  Today I’m going to share with you the #1 Item that Should be in Your Kitchen.  Before I go into that, want to take a minute […]

Analytics Boot Camp Day 5, Part 2: Advertising & AdWords

Analytics Boot Camp Day 5, Part 2: Advertising & AdWords

Ahoy, Attendees! This installment of our Google Analytics (GA) Boot Camp is going to touch briefly upon the Advertising section of Standard Reporting. We find it beneath the Audience section, which we just wrapped up in our last Camp. Since most of our Black Chicken […]

Analytics Boot Camp Day 5: Visitors Flow

Hello, Campees! Today we’re going to show you our second-favorite Analytics area, Visitors Flow. This informative screen only falls behind Real-Time track in terms of nifty-ness in our view. Erin is partial to the image to the left, because it reminds her of nerves coming […]

Analytics Boot Camp, Day 4,Part 3: Bells & Whistles & Graphs

Analytics Boot Camp, Day 4,Part 3: Bells & Whistles & Graphs

Now is as good a time as any to point out some of the bells and whistles of select reports pages. Not all of these options are available on every report, but we’ll show you where to look. Timeframe In the top right corner of most […]