Here is a photo of our butternut squash (top) grown in our combo B2E hugulkultur swale versus an organically grown butternut squash (bottom) from the grocery store. A picture is worth a thousand words. The proof is in the produce, folks. And a B2E squash is worth about 3 organic market squashes.
We have a whole lot of nothing going on today. By that I mean lots of little mundane things, but nothing truly noteworthy. Our temps are set to warm up pretty quickly so I'll be getting out to prune the apple and nut trees today. Last weekend we made some biochar which I will be … Continue reading Homestead Update
preparation and management are key to ensuring they get glad in the same pants they got mad in...unless the original pants are splattered with pear sauce... Then I get my son clean pants.
I'm not really a person who could be considered to be a tightwad. I do consider myself to be frugal, or at least I did... That is until I stumbled upon this book: To my surprise, I was already doing a few things to help save my family money and to stretch my husband's paychecks … Continue reading My Tightwad Transformation
I've noticed over the past several months that I'm spending more on groceries...Much more. There are a couple factors at play. "We're not in Kansas anymore, Toto." I had a seriously skewed perception of the cost of food while shopping on base at Camp Lejeune while my husband was stationed there in the Marine Corps. … Continue reading What’s the deal?