Considering where we are in homesteading…

Posted on: August 23rd, 2013 by
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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 [Read the full story …]


Gardener or Farmer

Posted on: July 16th, 2013 by
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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 [Read the full story …]


Updating an old Swing

Posted on: June 25th, 2013 by
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So, one of my longest standing personal convictions is that we should attempt to fix damaged items, not just replace them.  This goes for a large variety of things from cars to clothes.  Over the years I have taken things from other people’s trash (not digging through, just the curb), because I felt it still [Read the full story …]


Snake on the Grill

Posted on: May 23rd, 2013 by
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We’re going to have  a new dinner on the menu, tonight.  King snake on the grill. So, I believe in eating from our land, but I am also a proponent for leaving nature alone.  There must be an exception, however, and this snake found it.  He or she was found entering our chicken coop searching [Read the full story …]