Homestead Update: Project Fridays

Hello all! I'm particularly filled with joy this Friday as I just got the entire family to help me deep clean the kitchen! The kitchen. The heart of the home, my sanctuary, my mission field. We spend a lot of time in the kitchen. Or kitchen adjacent. Our main room is one giant open space … Continue reading Homestead Update: Project Fridays

Happy Thanksgiving, and Cyber Monday!

Support our family's small business and get a jumpstart on preparing yourself for next year's garden with our Homestead Management Binder OR Garden Management Notebook. Both are useful tools we use ourselves to plan out and organize our homestead and garden. Inside the Homestead Management Binder, you'll find: Monthly calendars Weekly planner/to-dos Project planner with … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving, and Cyber Monday!

Early Christmas: Big ‘Ol Cast-iron Cooking

Y'all, my husband is the best gift giver, ever. He takes after his Mama. He knows exactly what I'd like, use, need, enjoy, and always no matter how hard I try, he always out-gives me 😉 I managed to schedule a date night for us that coincided with our church hosting a parent's night out. … Continue reading Early Christmas: Big ‘Ol Cast-iron Cooking

Thoughts on Holiday Spending

I dig Black Friday sales. And small business Saturdays. And Cyber Mondays. And Giving Tuesdays. All the days. Nothing is more exciting to me than knowing I've been prudent with our family's resources and that I've been diligent in managing and stewarding our finances well! For example, I've got a credit with an online yarn … Continue reading Thoughts on Holiday Spending

Happy 6th Birthday, Boo Bear!

Oh my goodness. The night you were born, I was completely unprepared! You came sooner than expected, and I feel as if that characterizes the majority of our relationship. Your questions take me off guard, and I'm rarely prepared for your big thoughts and poignant comments. Where have the last 6 years flown, my sweet … Continue reading Happy 6th Birthday, Boo Bear!

In Memoriam

My Grandmother passed away Tuesday morning. That is one of the most painful sentences I've ever composed. In reality, I never called her "my grandmother." That is far too stiff and formal. It was always Grandma, Gram, or most often, Maw Maw- which incidentally, were her initials: M-A-W, Mary Alice White. I don't even know … Continue reading In Memoriam