It's that time, once again! Time to share what's been going on at your homestead!
It's been a busy week here, once again. Our cow's pregnancy test came back negative (BOO!), we lost a chicken in … [Read More...]
Something about having a baby makes me want to entirely redo my house. Like immediately. Urgently. Like somehow I'm supposed to have it perfectly designed and constructed and cleaned before the … [Read More...]
I just took a 45 minute bath. Want to know what I was doing in there? I was scraping bits of pig feces from my legs, hair, and face.
If you're wondering how I became covered in pig feces, I'm happy … [Read More...]
If only I had been wise after the birth of my first two children. Advil was taken. Medicated pads were used. The water that they gave me to "rinse myself" with wasn't cutting the mustard. And the … [Read More...]
There's one reason I garden. Well, I should say, there's a reason above many others why I garden. And the reason lay right here:
Sweet morsels of angel deliciousness. How I look forward to you … [Read More...]
I may be in a slight form of denial. After all, I can't posssssibly be old enough. I'm still young! Still vivacious! Still full of youth!
But deny as I will - it's true. My baby, my wee little … [Read More...]
The Lord has smiled on our homestead. Even though we lost over 40 (YES, 40!!!!) meat birds to an owl last week, I was still able to harvest the most incredible bunch of storage onions I've grown to … [Read More...]
We've been getting lots of emails from readers lately asking about our financial situation and how we fund our homestead. They usually take me by surprise. WHAT? Why would people be asking that?! … [Read More...]
Let's talk greenhouses. Rather, let's talk about how to build a greenhouse.
I've dreamed of them as long as I can remember - lusting after not only the practical aspect of protected and extended … [Read More...]
I'm totally terrified of being a mother again.
There, I said it.
Change is always hard - especially for a tend-to-be-tightly-wound-and-like-things-to-go-according-to-plan kind of person like … [Read More...]
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