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!
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
Fire Wife Life
Well guys, we've had a time lately. Lots of issues going on with the house and causing structural issues, and lots of resulting water damage. We've lost a lot of clothing, baby/toddler stuff, and lumber we had in our basement - a reminder that we are completely dependent on the Lord to provide for us, … Continue reading Living Sustainably
Homestead Updates: Where have we been!?
Hello friends!! Gosh it's been a while. Let me share a bit about what we've been up to. To start, my husband's been training as a firefighter for the city! It was a job opportunity we prayed over for more than a year, and just when we thought God had closed a door, accepted that … Continue reading Homestead Updates: Where have we been!?
Homeschooling is Changing Me.
Fermentation Day! And a few updates
If it looks like a mess to you, you would be correct in that assessment. Today is fermentation Day in the kitchen, and it has not been bland or uneventful, in any sense. I've been getting jars of lacto-fermented veggies going. I've got some ACV, cucumber pickles, and curtido going. I also made some spelt … Continue reading Fermentation Day! And a few updates
Hands-on Homesteading Conference
You guys!!! I'm so excited to share this with you! One of the projects I had the privilege to contribute to is finally ready for sharing! The Hands-on Homesteading Conference now has tickets available here. We were one of many homesteading families that had the opportunity to contribute a homestead tour video, explaining what we … Continue reading Hands-on Homesteading Conference
Project Updates and Giveaway Winners!!
Hey friends! We've shared a lot of updates on our farm website! Take a peek at all we've got going on. We'll be drawing 2 more summer workshop series giveaway winners this week on Thursday!! Winner #1 of the herbalism 101 giveaway will receive an herbal tea and salve bundle. Winner #2 of the Relational … Continue reading Project Updates and Giveaway Winners!!
She’s Here, Folks!
Welcome baby #5, Estellise Marie! She was born happy and healthy at home earlier this month (June) and we continue to adapt our rhythms and routines to accommodate her and all her cuteness. The older 4 are positively smitten, and her birth story is magnificent - every prayer we had was answered perfectly! Amen! More … Continue reading She’s Here, Folks!
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