[This post has been updated since it originally ran in January 2017]
My grandpa was a Midwest farm boy and even after he grew up and made a life for himself in southern California, the farm boy never left him. He always had a garden and much to the annoyance of his neighbors (and the county) he Continue reading “In the Garden – Grow a Year’s Worth of Produced”
Can you believe it’s already 2019!! It’s never too early to start thinking about your garden. In fact, if you plan on starting your own seeds, some of them need to be started this month!! Continue reading “In the Garden – Ordering Seed Catalogs”
When you love someone, you are never really prepared to lose them. Continue reading “Homestead Buzz – Deafening Silence”
As a little girl, two of my favorite Circus treats were Cotton Candy and Caramel Corn. Though I’ve yet to figure out how Continue reading “In the Kitchen – Easy Caramel Corn”
Did you know studies have shown Elderberry can significantly reduce symptoms of Continue reading “Elderberry – the Natural Cold & Flu Fighter”
Have you noticed there seems to have been an explosion of reality tv programs revolving around homesteading &/or living off-grid? I don’t know about you, but we really enjoy these shows, learning many things at the expense of the trials and tribulations of others.
…and it makes us feel less alone in our own trials and tribulations, which only seem to be mounting, but I’ll explain a bit more about that in a moment.
Last fall, we were contacted by Continue reading “Our Brush with Fame and the Brush Off”