Watch how our 5-acre family farm develops!
March in the Seasonal Kitchen
March on the Homestead
February On The Homestead
Blueprinting for a house and garden
Gardening Resources for Gardens Big to Small
January on the Homestead
14 Meals to Freeze Now Before the Holidays
Preserving: Peppers, Chilies, & Pesto
A grape anthology
Preserving: How to can & jam for the real foodie.
Preserving: Strawberry Jam for the Real Foodie
Preserving: How to can salsa verde
Garlic Harvest ~ Six months of waiting paid off.
A Pre-Spring Visit ~ If you were to come over today, this is what it might look like.
Choosing to Love the Season ~ Some days, it's just s choice to embrace what life currently looks like.
Christmas Kittens ~ They will be barn cats, but for now our family bonds with them in the house.
Garlic in the Ground ~ Connecting with the kids while we grow food. Magical.
Country Girl ~ Born in the suburbs, longing for the country, finally finding a place where I belong.
Two Years ~ Our homestead journey
Dairy Goats ~ We are goat-sitting for a month, which will hopefully help us decide: goats or cows?
VIDEO: Shearing Shamrock, the Jacob Ram ~ Our first time harvesting wool!
Preparing the Coop
Discovering the Secret Garden
VIDEO: Introducing Lambs to the Pasture ~ Capturing their first taste of fresh grass.
Spring Chickens & a Sissy Rancher ~ Or "How Cute are Baby Chicks & A Newbie Farmer Enjoys Her First Winter."
Hello from the Pasture ~ The lambies are growing!
Trials & Triumphs: A Tale of Margret the Pullet
Blossom ~ Our first ewe lamb.
Another Friend ~ Animals multiply by the day, one at a time.
Shamrock, Meet Shasta ~ One lamb and one dog. Definitely heading to farm status... Right?
We are Shepherds! ~ Of, you know, one lamb.
The Three Sisters ~ A Native Companion Growing Technique
Keeping Chickens ~ All about the coop
Keeping Chickens ~ Caring for chicks
Keeping Chickens ~ Meet my flock
How to Grow Potatoes ~ And a confession
This Afternoon I... ~ Learning more about what homesteading looks like
Spring Cleaning ~ How to keep those garden tools clean without toxins
Doodles ~ Simple, homespun gift ideas
Bulge ~ Enjoying our first spring as homesteaders
Little Seedlings ~ Sprouts in our newspaper pots!
Newspaper Seed Pots ~ A free DYI for the garden
Glass Storage ~ Love
Come FLY with Me ~ Keeping things CHAOS and clutter-free
Winter ~ Happy some things grow here in the winter.
Hello, Friends ~ Looking forward to spring planting
Today ~ Enjoying the transition from Autumn to Winter
Wintery Accents ~ Simply homemade
What if? ~ Well... What if?
Autumn ~ Enjoying our first fall as homesteaders
Quiet ~ Priorities
Number Two ~ No, not that number 2. The second thing that captured my eye.
Captivating ~ Also known as Pink Champaign Grass.
Smelly Wax ~ Homemade fire-starters.
Pancake Squash ~ What do you do when squashes cross-pollinate? This.
Welcome to my Garden ~ My first real taste at growing food.