This list probably looks a little different than yours. Since we live pretty far north, our springs are short – as in just two weeks long. But then we have several months of gloriously long summer days (about 20 hours of sunshine) to enjoy. So in the spring, we’re basically assessing any damage that has […]
Earlier this year we took part in a 60-day no-spend pantry and freezer challenge. It was a real eye-opener – and a major money-saver. Since we live off the grid in kind of a remote area, we have some unique challenges. Especially when it comes to buying, growing, storing food and getting rid of food […]
The time of year is here when we all get that extra kick of motivation to get up and go. You’ll find that you want to get things done around the house. You may want to get out into the garden and even get fit. A spring clean is one of the most satisfying things […]
April is definitely a transition time for us gardeners in zone 6. Here in Massachusetts, we haven’t seen the last of the snow. Flakes may be falling next week. Luckily, it isn’t sticking so the gardens are still visible even after a snow storm. It’s still too cold for plants to be out in any […]
Organizing your home in the coming year means finding the perfect new storage bins, boxes, and baskets. These homemade goodies from artisans are all available through Etsy.
Spring cleaning doesn’t just apply to inside the home. It is officially time to put on the gardening gloves and get busy outside! I find that sometimes all of these tasks can feel overwhelming. There is so much to be done and so much to be planted. Getting everything completed little by little really does […]