November marks the one-year anniversary of our family moving into our brand-new farmhouse! And what a year it’s been! Today I’m looking back and talking a little bit about what I like best and least about living in the country, and the things I’ve learned since becoming a homesteader and fledgling farm-woman.
Vegetable gardening is supposed to be fun, right? It should be! It is so tempting to plant a huge garden with dreams of preserving most of it and having fresh healthy veggies all season long. Wonderful to see all those rows of food, glorious food. Dreaming of my garden always starts in the dead of […]
This post will share what it is all about to blog about handmade and homemade living and share points of connection for those like minded souls who care about crafting a more country living life.
In high school, my plans were to leave town and head for Broadway. I was going to be a stage actress. Somehow, though, I ended up just where I belong.
So you are thinking of “homesteading”? Before you till up your front yard, purchase a hundred acres, or – most importantly – invest in any farmyard animals – stop and think about what you want to get from farming, and the pros and cons of doing so in your situation. Farming is not for everyone, […]
The screech and bang of a screen door makes me think of simpler times. My thoughts immediately migrate to barefoot summers, homemade pies, and fresh corn on the cob. So, I knew that a screen door was an essential part of our farm house. But, my many searches for an old screen door with character […]