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Did I remember to…

Did I remember to put pants on? Seriously. Please tell me I'm wearing pants right now. Yes, my friends, this thought actually went through my head as I was driving the minivan full of rascals into … [Read More...]

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Pressure Canned…

Once upon a time, there was a woman who had a baby. Eight days later, she found herself in her kitchen. Barefoot. With an apron on. Though thankfully, no longer pregnant. She once again found … [Read More...]

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Loose Minerals for…

When one becomes a farmer, it's hard to imagine all of the breeding and pregnancy issues one is going to be dealing with. After all, 'the birds and bees' is what makes the cycle of life work on the … [Read More...]

Baby Will's Birth Story | The Elliott Homestead (.com)

William Luke…

I can only assume that the Lord wanted me to retell this story in a different way because the 'Publish' button I struck earlier today resulted in a completely lost birthing story that was … [Read More...]

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How To Preserve…

Oh. Hi there. Did you wonder where I'd gone? Did you think I'd gotten eaten by a rattlesnake? Stepped on by a rampid hog? Locked in the barn?  Alas, I have not. I've been right … [Read More...]

An unplanned cesarean | The Elliott Homestead (.com)

An Unplanned…

I'm only a few weeks away from having my third baby since starting this blog (way back when I didn't have any fine lines surrounding my eyes). Wow. I can't believe so many of you have been on this … [Read More...]

Homestead Barn Hop | The Elliott Homestead

Homestead Barn Hop…

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...]

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No Sew Curtain…

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...]

Pigs on the Elliott Homestead

So this is…

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...]

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Postpartum Vaginal…

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...]

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