Tag: diy

Working for the weekend!

The weather was above freezing this weekend! So, that means that we were working! We went out and got a truck load full of compost to start getting the pollinator area ready! (The orange line is where the walkway will be!) We will be… Continue Reading “Working for the weekend!”

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”

No Spend mid-February Update

Last month we were able to put extra money into our savings and are proud of another major achievement! We are now officially car payment free!! Yay!!! I also managed to not spend money on valentines for my students! I used thread and cardstock… Continue Reading “No Spend mid-February Update”

Long weekend happenings!

Monday was called off due to the snow. With no school, I planned on getting to work around the house! On Saturday my momma let me know that the Mr. was on the front page of the newspaper. The roads were a mess Friday.… Continue Reading “Long weekend happenings!”

Weekend working!

This beautiful weather awoken our working spirits this weekend. We came out of our hibernation mode for a bit! My cousin is having a baby boy very soon and I made her a homemade gift, along with the wrapping paper that I upcycled from… Continue Reading “Weekend working!”

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 $”

Green bean teepee diy!

During the 2017 growing season, I decided to build my first green bean teepee. I had envisioned my boy enjoying sitting in or hanging out in the teepee. I saw a couple diys, but they never posted whether or not they grew well! So,… Continue Reading “Green bean teepee diy!”

Repurposed projects made by the Mr

Let me tell you that my husband is unbelievable at taking items that are unloved and turning them into something unbelievable! Remember that gorgeous garden produce cart that that he made from all repurposed items? Well, he took a few license plates that he… Continue Reading “Repurposed projects made by the Mr”

Grow your own garlic!

If you want to grow some garlic, this is the time of year to do it! Garlic started in the fall helps the bulbs grow to larger sizes. I just put mine in the ground this weekend and I’m sure they will sprout up… Continue Reading “Grow your own garlic!”

Getting craft show ready!

Autumn Glory is usually our biggest craft show in this area. I’ve been with my mom selling in years past, but this will be the first year that we finally use our Llewellyn Homestead name. Oh, and the first year for my husband to… Continue Reading “Getting craft show ready!”