Tag: minimal living

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!”

Weekend walk through the garden 6/14/20

Hello all! I have been gone for a little while! I have been teaching from home and basically hibernating. But, I have still been planting tons of plants in hopes of harvesting lots of food! So, I figured that I would show how well… Continue Reading “Weekend walk through the garden 6/14/20”

Exciting project and walk through the garden Wednesday!

Are you having a seed shortage where you live too? It’s hard to find anything that you may want to grow! I’m so lucky that I got my seeds early! But, I decided to share lots of my seeds in my little free library!… Continue Reading “Exciting project and walk through the garden Wednesday!”

The start of the garden!

This year I decided that I would sprout the seeds that I was growing first to make sure that they were viable. It has been working out well! I have been busy planting and preparing the beds on the pretty days. So far, I… Continue Reading “The start of the garden!”

Rebooting the Victory Garden

A quick history lesson on the Victory Garden: Citizens were first encouraged to turn yards and vacant lands into food producing gardens in 1917 and they were called “war gardens.” During WW2, they were called “victory gardens” and they were a way to get… Continue Reading “Rebooting the Victory Garden”

Propagating plants! Indoor plant living!

It’s still too cold to do much outside, plant-wise. However, I’m working on propagating tons of plants around here! First up, the African Violet! I have to start with a backstory! My mom loved growing them when I was a kid. However, she was… Continue Reading “Propagating plants! Indoor plant living!”

Warm weekend, work and another plan!

This weekend we were lucky to have some beautiful weather close to the sixties! It definitely made me start getting more excited about what I’m growing this year and it has me checking out the flowers that are coming back! On Saturday I was… Continue Reading “Warm weekend, work and another plan!”

We’re Debt Free!

Our secret goal that we’ve been working towards! I have to start with our backstory! This wasn’t a quick journey or one that was just started without much thought. Rewind way back to 2005. We started our year off by having a beautiful baby… Continue Reading “We’re Debt Free!”

Homestead-y week for winter

Sometimes it’s hard to have too much to post on here in winter. Nothing is really growing, other than the indoor plants. Absolutely nothing is being harvested and some days it feels like winter will be lasting forever! I am hosting a little local… Continue Reading “Homestead-y week for winter”