Tag: Blacksmithing

Pollinator garden update!

We had a nice load of wood chips dropped off here at by a tree trimming service that was working in town! I finished up the pollinator hotel this week and the Mr. was able to put it in a great location with lots… Continue Reading “Pollinator garden update!”

No Spend February

We made 3. major achievements this month! 1. We paid off the truck! So, we are officially vehicle payment free! Of course last month, instead of putting more money towards the house or the solar panels, I needed new tires for my car. They… Continue Reading “No Spend February”

Spinning honey and melting beeswax

Last weekend we spent a lot of time harvesting the honey from the hives that didn’t make it through the winter. It’s sad, but needed done. It’s still so amazing how perfect those frames of honey are! We then use a knife to uncap… Continue Reading “Spinning honey and melting beeswax”

Camper Update!

My Mr. has been working feverishly on the camper to get it ready for a trial run this Spring! Do you remember that original sticky note with what seemed like an endless list of tasks that needed completed? Well look at it now: The… Continue Reading “Camper Update!”

Who we are!

Hello all! We have had a nice influx of new people to our little blog since Mavis over at onehundreddollarsamonth.com featured my husband’s Blacksmithing hobby! 1. So obviously, my husband is a backyard blacksmith! He’s pretty awesome and makes all kinds of metal creations,… Continue Reading “Who we are!”

January Update 2018 Goals

Welcome to February everyone!! January was a whirlwind of crazy cold temperatures, lots of working on the camper and seed organizing! And, of course, we have been working on those goals that we set! 1. Expand the garden– Not too much to talk about… Continue Reading “January Update 2018 Goals”

Baking/cooking and not spending $

This weekend is a continuation of below freezing weather. I’m really missing those warm summer days and growing my own food! However, I have been enjoying making soup with the tomatoes that I preserved and eating my own pickles, catsup, garlic and green beans!… Continue Reading “Baking/cooking and not spending $”

Let’s show you the camper!

Two goals for the year all depend on us fixing up an old truck bed camper. We chose this camper because we don’t have to pay to have tags on it, we got a great deal on it, the three of us can fit… Continue Reading “Let’s show you the camper!”

2017 Goals Update!

Last year was my first year setting and blogging about my goals. It was amazing to run into people and they would ask me questions about how I was doing with them! They went pretty well and here were the results: https://littlellewellynhomestead.com/2016/12/31/2016-goal-recap/ This year we… Continue Reading “2017 Goals Update!”

November goals update 2017

November brought the cold temperatures that reminded me that Winter is will be here to stay. It allowed me enough nice days to clean up the garden and chicken coop. So, without waiting, here are how the goals are going: 1. Zero waste our… Continue Reading “November goals update 2017”