A Walk Into A Different World, Come With Me…

In the time we have walked together in this life, we have shared a lot together. During this time, you have gotten to peek into my life – learned my failures, laughed and nodded at my mistakes, cried as I told you sad stories about [Read More]

Winter Stays in The Negative, Be Positive…

Do you suffer from winter depression? I do….. Be sure to post a few ideas/ways that you battle it!! Chores on the Homestead are still happening, extra care given to the bedding, food and water has to be checked daily. In the winter, we set [Read More]

Handcrafted Treasures, Why It Makes Me Smile…

Sat on the side of the road of our old neighborhood was a sign that said free… In the trash can perched a yard sale sign, and by the looks of the curbside trash they had a sale that day and/or the day before… Given [Read More]

On The Branches Of The Evergreens…

I find the world around me an amazing adventure… I can walk in the woods and see the changes that the trees and plants make around me. Sometimes it is almost like a slow movie as the season grows, dies and transitions into the face [Read More]

A Early Homestead Morning , What It’s Like Here…

It is mid November here, and it has been a late cold season arrival. The chores needing to be done before the arrival of the first snow have been completed, and the homestead has been wintered. The season of fall is a favorite season of [Read More]

Win a copy of one of these must have homesteading “Wisdom & Know How” books!

Country Wisdom and Know How

Extremely popular among homesteaders is the book Country Wisdom & Know-How, but did you know there are other books in the series! Natural Healing, Survival, Craft and Garden are some of the others. We are giving away one of these books this weekend!  To enter, [Read More]

A ” No Thanks ” Thanksgiving and Honoring Traditions

The smell of food always filled the early morning hours of two traditional events in the house, no matter where that house was located. It became a staple of my life as a child,  it was a time of celebration and togetherness. They were the [Read More]

Cold Frame Jump Start, Grow Baby Grow…

Lets talk cold framing for a minute…. If this is new to you, let me explain it and the process in some detail. It is something I want to encourage, and I am going to also suggest/post a book that will help you become more [Read More]

Homemade Cream Of Wheat

When the cold weather sets in, I often find myself taking care of the little things that need wrapped up. In the afternoon the weather turns cold and often I have already taken off my long sleeves… But when I get inside, there are a [Read More]

Winter Preparation, The Outlook, Where Are You?

A quarter cord of wood left to split, and that is it for the season… I am pleased at the amount I have done this year. I feel comfortable knowing that I have split 3 more cords this year than I normally need.With the new [Read More]