A little more than a week ago my family and I began our (second) annual Frugal February practices. If you have not heard of Frugal February I will give my explanation, which maybe different than others. I was introduced to this concept in December of 2012 via an online article. Essentially the author purported the practice of spending the month of February eating up the things … Continue reading the story "Frugal February"
Post Archives from the ‘Gardening’ Category
It is the middle of January and I am in full gardening mode! I have been cleaning out my existing garden beds to get ready for the new season. Usually, I do this in November and December, when things are dying back, but we had an extremely busy holiday season and I let this chore slide. … Continue reading the story "Spring Planting"
My life is very home-centered. I have been a stay at home mom since 2007, with the birth of our second daughter, and that time has brought my attention to minute details of what comes into and what leaves my home. Always concerned with health and environmental issues, I became obsessed with making certain that only the best came into my home and that I … Continue reading the story "Considering where we are in homesteading…"
I have heard it said that a gardener grows fruits and vegetables and a farmer sells the same. I would add that a gardener often shares much of what they grow. I have been having a bit of an identity crisis as to which category I wanted to be a part in. I love to grow things. Whether it is over winter and I am starting seeds … Continue reading the story "Gardener or Farmer"