There is typically a rhythm to the tasks of running a home/homestead. This year has been a little out of kilter. We are getting it done, but Wowza! all at once. If you feel like you are the only one trying to keep up with several big projects at once, hop on over and see […]
We have wood heat for winter. While looking for something else in the “Free” advertisements, we stumbled upon this jackpot. Take a look at what else we’ll be using it for.
Filling the woodroom – it’s one of our first chores every spring. And we have been hard at it for the last several weeks. And we love finding free firewood! We heat our 3000 square foot house almost entirely with our woodstove. We take down trees each year on our property, and we use woodlot management […]
Spring is one of the busiest times around here. We usually try to get an extra project done during this time – the bugs aren’t out yet and there isn’t a huge amount of garden work to do. Once the garden kicks into gear, we will NOT have time for anything other than garden and garlic farm […]
Have you ever wondered what it takes you cut all of your own firewood for the winter? Now you can find out as I share my experiences during our first winter in Northern Wisconsin!
When J was a little boy, many moons ago. He and his siblings were bringing firewood in without gloves and his little fingers were frostbitten. Even now, he has to be careful in the cold because his fingers will hurt badly if not kept warm. Winter is fast approaching here in the panhandle of Idaho. […]