It doesn’t take a huge area to raise at least a portion of your own grass-fed meat. We have come up with a system that (with any luck) will result in two lambs worth of meat in our freezer come fall. There were definitely pros and cons to consider before jumping into this project. We […]
Have you ever heard the sayings, “You can’t go home again,” or “Home is where the heart is?” You can go home again and can feel it in your heart. i did just that while attending a spin-in in my little home town. Take a look at the experience and see if you can relate […]
Rhubarb pie might not be as photogenic as apple pie, but in combination with toasted walnut crust and homemade vanilla ice cream, it is Mr. Locust Blossom’s favorite. (Recipe and gluten free option provided.) Also, if you have never seen a rhubarb plant go to seed, take a look. It’s simply stunning.
How often do you say or hear the phrase, “There’s not enough time?” Find out why that phrase is hindering you and learn an easy little trick to help get you on a healthier and more efficient path of time management. It’s even helpful for children.
Our goal is for our garden to be aesthetically pleasing as well as functional and productive. Our initial layout sufficed for the first year or so but then became very difficult to maintain. We kept the layout design but changed our materials in order to decrease maintenance and upkeep so we can focus on the […]
Here is our latest building project. It is a chicken tractor made primarily from items we had &/or that were free. We are only keeping 4 chickens now (rather than a dozen like we used to) so this 6.5′ X 3′ coop with a cabin nest box should be just right for when they need […]