While scanning one of the hobby farm groups I belong to on social media this morning, I happened upon a pretty harsh attack on one of my fellow homesteaders. I won’t go into great detail, as that part isn’t particularly important. Suffice to say, it caused me to pause and think about how and why … More The Highs and Lows…
I have lots of seeds. Friends gifted some to me, while others were saved over the seasons from my own produce and flowers. I’ve ordered plenty of seeds from catalogs and then there’s this super sweet little organic farm down the road where I’ve collected quite a few packets over the past couple of years. … More Living an Heirloom Life.
Hiya Spring! Welcome back! Despite the steel handled hoes and stubborn roots clinging tightly to Mother Earth’s womb making for stiff fingers, raw palms and aching joints, we adore the honest-to-goodness hard day’s work this season demands. Hundreds of teensy seeds I tucked tenderly beneath a blanket of rich soil in my kitchen on a … More We Watched our Salad Grow.
Step-by-step instructions for building your own worm composting bin … More Build a Worm Farm!
There’s a morning ruckus that serenades the silence of the rising sun here at the homestead. At the first sliver of light, Tom turkey sings louder than the rooster. His gobble is glorious, and he keeps it consistent all day long. Personally, I love it. It’s like the hobby farm fight song that echoes through … More Winter Awakenings, Spring Sprouts
That’s right, we need to chat about that Bloody Mary I managed to suck down in about 4 minutes flat. Let’s just say, she’s a real “day-maker” if I’ve ever met one. … More The Bee & The Biscuit
Over the past several months you have morphed into a complete fake, a fraud, an imposter. You are a let down to your children, your coworkers, your country and your self. Sometimes the truth hurts. Sometimes friends need to be brutally honest with one another. … More An Open Letter to my Conservative and Liberal Friends