Creamed cucumbers and onions are light, crispy and they make for a quick snack in between projects. Hubby has been working really hard here on the homestead, so this past week I whipped him up a batch and surprised him when he got home from his job interview.
It wasn’t too long ago I had sweet, blissful daydreams about relaxing on our front porch, with a glass of homemade lemonade while watching our chickens roam freely through our yard. And then, reality set in and I realized that as wonderful of a daydream as that was, it wasn’t going to work for us.
I’m learning though, that it isn’t the homestead that is making my life so difficult, but instead it’s my way of organizing or (not organizing) my time here on the homestead. So, I’ve started working on these 10 ways to help my whole family find the simplicity we are looking for here on the homestead.
Our family has been using essential oils for over a year now and since moving to the homestead, we’ve found that there are many we just can’t be without. We use our EO’s for everything from bug bites to homemade laundry detergent and cleaning products. They offer us a more versatile way of living as […]
At home food preservation is making a huge come back and I couldn’t be more excited about it! Among the most popular articles out there about at home food preservation, home-canning is right at the top of the list. There is nothing like popping open a jar of home-canned tomato sauce, from fresh tomatoes or […]
Homesteadin’ ain’t easy, and us Homesteadin’ Mamas have our plates over-flowing. You’re overwhelmed, exhausted, and it seems day by day your hair is getting a little more of those wisdom highlights your mama warned you about! But there are some things we can do to help simplify our crazy, lifestyle just a bit!