Tag: Homestead

Gradual kinda spring

It’s been a gradual release of spring around here. Like one day spring, the next day snow. But, I know that we are so close to my favorite season, summer!! I have been spending the colder days indoors crafting away. I upcycled many juice…

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…

February goals update!

I am proud to say that with the second month over, we are checking off lots of goals! Super proud here!! So, here are the goal recap for February: 1.Begin beekeeping! So, my super amazing husband assembled both, yes that’s 2!, boxes for me!…

Taste of spring weekend

It was a nice, but quick weekend! Yesterday the temperature made it up into the 60’s! I can live with that!! I’m doing my best not to break out the grow lights yet and start seedlings! But I can’t make any promises about next…

Winter sowing!

How do I get out of my grumpiness when it’s below zero outside? I start working on my garden! (Kinda!) It’s called winter sowing and it’s like building little greenhouses and letting nature tell your plants when to sprout! So, here are the steps!…

January goals update!

I am proud to say that with the first month over, we are checking off lots of goals! Super proud here!! So, here are the goal recap for January: 1.Begin beekeeping! I’ve already taken a class and made great contacts! We have ordered the bees!!!…

You live with less, on purpose?!?!

Yes, you read that correctly! I live with less because I want to. I love it when people find out this fact about me. I get asked all kinds of questions because they are bewildered! This happened at a meeting the other day. And…

Seriously, a blizzard?!?!

If you’re here on the east coast, you are probably having some struggles too! We are stuck with almost 30 inches of snow. I have not shoveled so much snow in all my life! I’m proud to say that I shoveled the long path…

Christmas decor and mealworms!?!

Yes, you read that title correctly! I worked on decorating the house this weekend, but only a minimal amount. I just don’t see the point in spending so much effort putting up decorations to only rip them down in a month. So, I put…

Thanksgiving break!

We had the warmest Thanksgiving break here that I can remember! It allowed me to get so much outside stuff all finished and let the boy ride his bike, a lot! It started off pretty amazing when our ladies gave us so many eggs…

What is a homestead (part 2)

I thought that I had mentioned everything that we do to make our homestead work in part one! But, there is more! Eat what is in season! I know, sometimes you want strawberries in the middle of winter. But, that’s also why I preserve…

What is a homestead?

Here lately I have been thinking a lot to myself about what I’m looking for in the future and if we really need to move to a place with more land. Here at our place we have less than an acre, but a nice…