My most favorite thing is planting new plants and watching them grow. This usually makes for a bleak winter time because everything goes to sleep and doesn't wake from it's slumber until the spring. This is not true for my Back to Eden Garden. I have some sort of greens growing just about all year … Continue reading Gardening in December?!?
I'm not so patiently awaiting my order of Merino super wash wool yarn and knitting needles from Lion Brand Yarns. I've never knitted before, but my sister in law convinced me over Thanksgiving that I should definitely try it. So, I decided to take on socks as my first project. Does this contradict everything that … Continue reading Sock Practice
If there's one thing that is inescapably true of life with small children, it's that there is always something that needs cleaning. Whether it's laundry, floors, or the children themselves- there's always something to be cleaned. Today, I happened to look up at our light in the dining room and noticed the abysmal state of … Continue reading Cleaning Day
My toddlers love to play in my fiber crafting bag... I've even gone so far as to "hide" it under a side table in a difficult to reach area in our living room. No dice-- they still managed to get to it and rummage my blunt tipped needle and abandon it to the black abyss … Continue reading Crochet Hack
It's "joked" about amongst my husband's coworkers (our pastors and church staff) that we're all just one light bulb away from being Amish. I say "joked" because it's not far off from the truth. We don't have social media and, honestly, if I had my way, you'd all be reading this via handwritten newsletter. Unfortunately … Continue reading Electricity and Other Unfortunate Inventions
I've been asked for some pictures of our chicken run/fence. While our property doesn't have a perimeter fence, we do have a chicken run to keep our flock safe at night and during inclimate weather, and we free range them in nice weather. The back side of the coop is covered with hardware cloth and … Continue reading Our Chicken Run