Tag: minimal living

Walk through the garden 9/7

The garden is really slowing down and I have been busy clearing it out! I have harvested MANY sunflower heads! The areas that were finished producing food have been ripped out and I planted some red clover cover crop to put some nitrogen in…

What a weekend (of work)

The first week with my 24 new students was pretty exhausting, but we are all getting in the groove of things! So, instead of relaxing, I got to work! In the garden I’m working on pulling out the plants that don’t look great and…

Too busy weekend

I have this weird quality to always saying yes to helping someone else, even when I really don’t have the time. This weekend has been filled with crafting for others, holding a produce stand with the boy, taking care of a friend’s store for…

July goal updates 2016

July can’t be over already!! But, we did get a lot accomplished around here this month! 1. Begin beekeeping: The bees are all doing great! I had to put another box on the hive for the bees to start filling with honey! I’m not…

Return home walk through the garden

We just got back from a few days out of town. I love seeing new places, but I always can’t wait to get home! The plants must have enjoyed the warm weather while we were gone. The three sisters garden is about ready for…

May update 2016!!

School’s out for summer!! So, that means lots of gardening in my future and finding things to keep the boy busy!  So, here is the goal summary for May: 1.Begin beekeeping: The bees arrived on Mother’s Day and I have been taking good care of…

Beeswax wraps diy

Not much going on with gardening, so I thought I would post my first DIY on how to make your own beeswax wraps! They are an excellent replacement of plastic wrap! So, be kind, it’s my first DIY!  Materials needed:   Cotton fabric, pinking…

April goals update!!

In between the raindrops, I can see a glimpse of summer! And with summer, the busy season as a gardener. Also known as my favorite season! So, here is the goal summary for April: 1.Begin beekeeping! The bees should be coming in a week…

What a weekend find!

It was an absolutely beautiful weekend! We had beautiful weather, so I figured that we could actually sit down and enjoy the beautiful weather for a bit. But, then I realized that I had a lot to be done! I started by letting the…

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…

Homemade Food digester

This weekend has flown by way too fast! We spent yesterday running from one place to another. But, we found time to make a food digester! Update here: https://littlellewellynhomestead.wordpress.com It all started out with me trying to figure out what to do with bones,…

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…