Category: Crafting

February Goals Update 2020!

Goodbye February and hello March! We are continuing to chip away at our goals and here’s how they are going: 1. Get rid of more, use less and be more minimalistic– We cleared out so much last month! The teen cleaned out his closet… Continue Reading “February Goals Update 2020!”

Homestead-y week for winter

Sometimes it’s hard to have too much to post on here in winter. Nothing is really growing, other than the indoor plants. Absolutely nothing is being harvested and some days it feels like winter will be lasting forever! I am hosting a little local… Continue Reading “Homestead-y week for winter”

January 2020 Goals Update

January felt like it had 6,500 days, but I was able to start the year off in a productive way. And, here those goals are going: 1. Get rid of more, use less and be more minimalistic– So far, we haven’t filled any trash… Continue Reading “January 2020 Goals Update”

2020 Goals!

I have been setting goals for close to five years. Writing them down and reflecting on what I have achieved makes me feel much more accountable. One big change for my goals this year is that I’ve reduced the number of goals. I normally… Continue Reading “2020 Goals!”

Chicken Quilt Reveal!

It all started out with a pattern that I found on Pinterest! I made a test square using scrap fabric and I decided that in 2019 that I would make my first quilt! Here’s the pattern that I used to make a Chicken quilt… Continue Reading “Chicken Quilt Reveal!”

Gardening, seedlings, composting and a new raised bed!

I have been so incredibly busy this month! I’m polishing my teacher of the year documents and getting everything for my portfolio in order. And on top of that, getting seeds planted and prepping for our 2019 garden! Don’t mind the weeds, but I… Continue Reading “Gardening, seedlings, composting and a new raised bed!”

Chicken quilt update!

Over the past 2 weeks, I have been working to get the top of the quilt pieced together! I am hoping to finish this up before garden season starts! The layout! Then, I started making rows, 8 in all! First row of the quilt!… Continue Reading “Chicken quilt update!”

It’s a freezing out there, so I craft weekend!

Over the weekend the temps dipped around zero and just walking outside was painful! Add snow that turned into compacted ice, and even getting to the chickens is a pain. So, lots of inside activities are going on! First up is my first quilt… Continue Reading “It’s a freezing out there, so I craft weekend!”

Lots of accomplishments and a busy week

I’ll start off with what I am still surprised by… I was chosen as the teacher of the year for our building! I’m very proud of this! I’m going to do my best to represent my school well on the county level and spread… Continue Reading “Lots of accomplishments and a busy week”

Snowy weekend activities

Over the weekend we had a little snow storm come through. It amounted to about 4-5 inches of snow. Lucky for my Mr., I enjoy getting a little workout shoveling snow! The chickens enjoyed pecking at the snow, and the coop looked beautiful surrounded… Continue Reading “Snowy weekend activities”