The New Homestead

We are almost two weeks into ownership of our new homestead.  While this is an exciting thing it is also very exhausting.  Our two little boys, Tractor Man and Tag…

Volunteer Produce!

It’s always amazing to have a garden that produces.  Finding a plant that you didn’t even put seeds into the ground for is even better! Volunteer produce is an amazing…

Busy On the Homestead

This week on the homestead has been a busy one.  Zoo trips, canning, gardening, cleaning and illness.  This has been our busy week. We started off by working over the…

Harvesting Happiness

It seems as though every year I find myself looking forward with great expectations to the harvest from the garden.  Somehow, my brain always manages to forget the hard work…

When the Homestead Rules

Finding the time to complete the life of homesteading is never easy. How do you decide what really is important to you?

Simple Steady Chaos?!?!

I enjoy being the wife that my husband knows can hanlde most any situation.  I pride myself on solving the “mysteries of the house” on my own when it is…

The Sport of Showing Livestock

Our homestead is not your typical farm set up.  While we try to keep things as simple as possible there is always the issue of show pigs. Have you ever…

Simple Failure, Surprising Results

For sometime now I have prided myself on keeping the house up. With a 3 year old, Tractor Man, and 1 year old, Tag Along, I find this to be…