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

Summer Workshop Series 2022: Episode 2

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

Summer Workshop Series 2022: Episode 1

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

Preparing for My First Ever Homebirth

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

Nesting

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

Crazy Night on the Homestead

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

Finance over Faith: My Review of WPG’s 2022-23 Homeschool Planner

When the Christian company follows secular feedback over bold integration of faith, I begin to doubt the integrity of the company.

Busy Boxes: Homestead Style

I've used some form or fashion of busy box/bag for my kiddos for years! But the older kiddos are beginning to weary of my playdough and flash cards. So, in addition to growing the content of the boxes to their ages and skill levels, I'm also putting together some other things for them to build … Continue reading Busy Boxes: Homestead Style

Some End of the School Year/ Life Reflection

I was being nostalgic (always dangerous for me) and going through some older posts and photos. And I noticed something... I did way better at mothering and homeschooling before the 2021-2022 homeschool year... why? What totally fell apart this year that had [has] me in spiritual/emotional/routine/everything shambles? So I started to reflect and ponder. Because … Continue reading Some End of the School Year/ Life Reflection