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
My oldest and I did a few things outside this morning because gardening season is upon us, and because sometimes, the best education is conversation. The whole time, he talked with me, asking me questions about Scripture, and noticing things in nature and relating that to God-- it was amazing. We added woodchips around the … Continue reading Lessons from the Garden & Updates
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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
You know those times when all you want is just one, small, conciliatory spruce-up and you end up opening a big, fat, putrid can of worms? Yeah... That's my kitchen right now... Maybe it was the fact that homelessness was looming over us when we bought the place or the fact that I was 7 … Continue reading Homestead Kitchen Remodel: Phase 1