Tag: Cooking

Walk through the garden 6/16/17

It has been quite a hot spell this week with temperatures almost in the 90’s everyday. Therefore, I have not bothered the bees because they are already hot and I’m not one to anger already angry insects that sting. I’ll start off with our… Continue Reading “Walk through the garden 6/16/17”

March 2017 Goals Update

March was quite a mix of gross snowy weather and beautiful weather! Seeds have been started and we have been forging and sewing up a storm! So, here’s how it is going: 1. Zero waste our home! We already do a good bit to… Continue Reading “March 2017 Goals Update”

Cold weather, no garden, so yuck

I am beyond ready for spring! It’s still a little early for seed starting, and we are going through a cold spell. Gross. But, at least I have my crafting to keep me busy! So, yay for that! And we have a small craft… Continue Reading “Cold weather, no garden, so yuck”

Another busy weekend!

I’m so excited to say that there is only one half day of school left this week!! Whoo hoo! Last weekend was a crazy one! Lots of weird weather and business! It started out with some weird weather that resulted in some snow in… Continue Reading “Another busy weekend!”

The boy’s birthday weekend!

Creating less waste and buying less stuff can really be hard when celebrating life’s events. I knew the boy was going to be getting more stuff, so we started getting some of his less used things out if the house. (Like over 100!) First… Continue Reading “The boy’s birthday weekend!”

Halloween and garden fun

For the first time, we actually were able to harvest pumpkins and my boy was able to carve a good sized one! He picked out his favorite and did all the work himself! And of course we had to light it up to see… Continue Reading “Halloween and garden fun”

Weekend happenings!

We have been having such a nice and relaxing weekend! We went to a local farmer’s market and bought a few spaghetti squash and a butternut squash. The spaghetti squash was delicious! I made some soft pretzels following the recipe from http://www.sprinklesomesugar.com/homemade-soft-pretzels/?m and they were… Continue Reading “Weekend happenings!”

Applesauce canning!!!

Early Saturday morning I decided that I needed to get to work on canning those apples! I picked a ton of these beauties at my Granny’s! I have already made crockpot applesauce, Apple butter and even apple pie bars! To make some applesauce, start… Continue Reading “Applesauce canning!!!”

Homestead kinda weekend

My weekend kinda started off rough with a pretty bad case of poison ivy rash.  But, after getting some meds and rest, I’m feeling a lot better! I was able to get a lot accomplished this weekend. I’ve been working on cleaning out the… Continue Reading “Homestead kinda weekend”

Another busy weekend

We had yet another busy weekend. Other than cleaning the house and getting caught up on laundry, I also volunteered to sell mulligans for a golf tournament. It was a pretty good time and it was for a good cause. 🙂 Saturday I was… Continue Reading “Another busy weekend”