Tag: Homestead

Turned trashed into a pumpkin roll

I have been collecting any pumpkins that are unwanted. We have collected right around 150 so far! We have also rounded up a few mums, bales of hay and ears of dried corn. I posted on Instagram this picture of pumpkin number 100! Well… Continue Reading “Turned trashed into a pumpkin roll”

You’re right, we aren’t living on Little House on the Prairie

Last month I had an unkind message sent to me saying that I needed to stop pretending that I live this little house on the prairie life. That hurt. It didn’t really hurt because I thought that I am living a lifestyle like that.… Continue Reading “You’re right, we aren’t living on Little House on the Prairie”

Revitalizing Sourdough Starter

Over on our Facebook page we are doing a giveaway of our dehydrated starter. It’s so much easier to ship and already contains all the right things to get your starter going faster! I will be adding some of our dehydrated starter to our… Continue Reading “Revitalizing Sourdough Starter”

2020 Goals update

I’m proud to say that even though our life has been much different, we have still been able to do so much! Here’s where we are at since the last update: 1. Get rid of more, use less and be more minimalistic– Since the… Continue Reading “2020 Goals update”

Sourdough, my new favorite obsession!

Since March, bread became scarce, yeast impossible to find and eating at home the norm. So, I decided that starting to make sourdough should be on my to do list! It turns out that getting a starter going takes more work than I thought… Continue Reading “Sourdough, my new favorite obsession!”

Finally, a new post!

Wow! June was my last post! I am back and hoping to start sharing more of what I have been up to! Over the summer, the garden produced all kinds of huge fruits! I grew cushaw squash that were over 20 pounds: My Dickinson… Continue Reading “Finally, a new post!”

Walk through the garden 6/30/20

It’s the last day of the month, so I wanted to share what’s going well and what’s a work in progress! The San Marzano tomatoes are growing the best. The cucumbers are growing well, so far this year! I will totally admit that I… Continue Reading “Walk through the garden 6/30/20”

Walk through the garden 6/25

Does anyone else see other gardens and then get worried that yours isn’t great enough? Like garden envy? Turns out that social media is pretty great at only showing the pretty pictures! So, before I show my pretty pictures, know that flea beetles are… Continue Reading “Walk through the garden 6/25”

Flowery Friday! 6/19/20

The pollinator garden is starting to put up some beautiful blooms! Yarrow was all that bloomed here for a while! Now, more beautiful blooms are popping up! They are gorgeous! I haven’t seen too many pollinators, other than my honeybees! Hopefully I will see… Continue Reading “Flowery Friday! 6/19/20”

March to May Goals Update

So, I haven’t been updating in a really long time! My momma was in the hospital for all of April. It was scary times for sure. It’s like life was the same every single day! But, goals are still being worked on and checked… Continue Reading “March to May Goals Update”