For everyone who wanted to read about Elsie’s birth story, here you go! I finally got it written down. HEADS UP- This is a real birth story, so there might be a bit of TMI for some people. I was 40 weeks and 3 days pregnant. It felt like I had been pregnant for about […]
This spring, it has rained. And rained some more. In the past 3 weeks, we have gotten over 7 inches. That’s a lot of rain guys. I know there are people in different areas of the country dealing with drought and wildfires, so I am thankful that we have plenty of water this spring, but […]
In my last post, I explained why I took a break from blogging. While not writing myself, I did do a good bit of reading other people’s blogs. I found several that have really been inspiring to me, so I thought I would share with you a list of my favorite blogs today. In no […]
As you probably noticed, I have been absent from this little blog for almost a year now. I feel like I had a pretty darn good reason: I intend to be posting MUCH more frequently on here, and I will have Elsie’s birth story up soon!
Last month I got a little too addicted to Instagram. It was so fun sharing my weekly routines, and a visual peek into how I do it all each week. A few of you asked to see the rotating seasonal menu plan I mentioned, so that’s what’s up today! First of all, I firmly believe that […]
When the first of May rolled around, I decided to take a 30 day break from blogging. Not so much to get away from the blog itself, but to get away from the constant internet and social media time that running the blog requires. I shut down my personal Facebook page (until I remembered that […]
Good Lord, but baby chicks are just the most adorable thing. Almost as adorable as toddlers playing with said baby chicks. Actually, in reality, Finn was rather disgusted with the little flapping balls of fluff, and would quickly brush or kick them away if they got too close. As a complete side note- isn’t my […]
Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop… Homestead Blog Hop will take place every Wednesday and is for all things homesteading: real food recipes, farm animals, crafts, DIY, how-to’s, gardening, anything from-scratch, natural home/health, self-sufficiency, self-reliance, natural remedies, essential oils, & more! Basically anything related to homesteading.
Gardening is food for my soul. Well actually, it’s how we produce a large portion of our food each year, but I do it out of the pure love of having my hands in the soil. However, we do need to eat, and that means the gardens need to produce a large harvest each season. A garden […]
Compost is a gardener’s best friend. This “black gold” is relatively easy to make, once you learn the basic principles, and the ingredients are pretty simple. Usually, the hardest part of composting is finding enough organic matter to add to your piles! This is especially a problem if you live in the city, or are […]