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!
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
It has been a while! So much is going on in my family, it seems like the wisest decision I've ever made to take a blogging/podcasting hiatus. I do have a couple of announcements! First- I do plan to release the remaining two podcast episodes in the summer workshop series, just as soon as I … Continue reading Updates and SMH Sales!!
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
Episode 2 of our Summer Workshop Series is LIVE! Find all the workshop resources and links on our farm website, Here Also, Congratulations to our first Giveaway winner! You should have received an email from us with details on claiming your prize! We have carefully selected for you a jar of our SMH Build-your-own loose … Continue reading Summer Workshop Series 2022: Episode 2
Welcome to the 2022 Summer Workshop Series!! You can access all of the SWS2022 resources from our farm website here, OR, Find the individual links below: SWS2022 Episode 1- Herbalism 101: Basics of Home Herbal Medicine Podcast Audio SWS2022 Episode 1- Herbalism 101: Basics of Home Herbal Medicine Visual Presentation web Workshop Note Taking PDF … Continue reading Summer Workshop Series 2022: Episode 1
One beautiful and charming aspect of homebirth that I'm extremely excited for is the capacity I am afforded to prepare and to have my personal preferences accommodated. After birthing 4 children, I've learned what is "normal," what is "traumatic," how my body handles each phase of labor, when I want a hand to hold, when … Continue reading Preparing for My First Ever Homebirth
I've hit a period of urgency in my nesting. I've been saying the whole 2nd and 3rd trimester that it feels like Baby is coming early. She's dropped significantly in 24 hours, and while I sensed this would be the case, I'm still not totally prepared. So, because we're done with school, and I don't … Continue reading Nesting
Well, I'm one tired lady this morning. Yesterday evening, we noticed we were short a chicken. Something had gotten into the hoop coop and eaten it. Fox? Raccoon? We weren't sure. But I asked my husband to help me think through some solutions because we were so confident in our hoop coop build as being … Continue reading Crazy Night on the Homestead
When the Christian company follows secular feedback over bold integration of faith, I begin to doubt the integrity of the company.