Finding joy in the journey can be challenging at times. I know there are many of you out there that struggle with this same problem. What is it that is so appealing about the end destination that makes us want to buckle down, and get so serious that we can’t enjoy the ride there? Homesteading […]
Finally an honest conversation about the struggles of learning to homestead. It’s not all rainbows and sunshine people! I hope I’ve been truly transparent about the struggles and discouragement I’ve had so far on my journey. One struggle that comes to mind is my difficulty learning to make bread. My family was losing faith in […]
Ah. Fermenting. This is the first time in a while that I haven’t had something tucked away in a cabinet. I’m having a really hard time deciding what to try next, especially considering what I really want to try again is pickles and I can’t find the right kind of cucumbers this time of year.
I’ve been reading a lot lately about how good fermented foods are for you, and so has by husband. He recently said he wanted to start eating more fermented foods and I shook it off as fast as I could because I couldn’t get that nasty old crock of kraut out of my head. Then […]
It’s a journey not a marathon Homesteading is a journey. But it’s a journey that there aren’t many maps for. Because of that, you see the destination — a paradise, with a 3 or 5 bedroom house, off grid, and a pastoral scene out the kitchen window, the smell of home baked bread baking in […]