Thanksgiving is just around the corner! This is one of my favorite days of the year; actually the entire long weekend is pretty amazing. Full of food and family, my favorite things! As we prepare for a huge feast on Thursday, I thought it might be fun to talk about what we like to do with the leftovers. We want to make sure we use all of the turkey and all of the leftovers. … [Read more...] about Talking Turkey and Leftovers!
I probably should not have that as the title of this post, seed starting. Why? Well, because this year I haven't started any seeds. Not one. Typically around this time I have lots of little seedlings sitting in my front entry way just dying (sometimes literally) to get outside. This year, everything seemed to completely fall off. I had really good intentions – … [Read more...] about seed starting
Well hello there! No, I did not fall off the face of the planet. No, I was stuck in the month of March. But, since I see that we are now on the last day of the month, I felt confident in coming back to this space after a bit of a break. I had been writing about balance before I abruptly stopped writing, and it was because of those balance posts I decided to take a much … [Read more...] about a very long march…
Goodness I needed my little vacation last week. No, I didn't actually go anywhere, but I took the week off from blogging, and I didn't feel bad about it! Baby steps, I know. My husband was actually traveling for work, so the kids and I were a little off balance all week. But, he is home safe and sound now, and our family feels much better for it. We still have a very large … [Read more...] about updates on snow and chickens and food, oh my!
Oh the chickens, how I love them so, but not right now. No, right now they are not laying eggs. Actually, I’m not entirely sure that is the truth. I think they are laying eggs, but they are eating them. We had been getting five glorious eggs each day. I was shocked. This is their second winter, and I know that normal chickens like to take the winter … [Read more...] about the chicken dilemma
Yesterday I wrote about how I was going to have a week’s worth of goals…which is a bit of a goal in and of itself! I wanted to start with homesteading, but thought I should touch on what homesteading is to me. If you have been reading here a long time you will know that we live on a very modest ¼ acre lot. Now, that does not mean that I have ¼ acre of land to “homestead.” No, … [Read more...] about homesteading goals