If you didn’t already know, I pretty much failed at gardening this year. But I heard about a local nursery and am so glad I went!
For the Love of Pie!
I remember going to my grandma’s for the day, or even overnight, and she would have to find various ways to entertain me. I couldn’t have been much older than 4-6 and I’d laugh at the way she cooled coffee on her saucer and drank it, begged for chocolate ice cream, made brownies and fudge…
It’s Official – I’m a Terrible Gardener!
I knew I wasn’t the best gardener, but I’d had some good luck with random things – sometimes too good of luck and would kick myself for planting so much. But all these failures are sure frustrating!
I am so excited – you have no idea! It’s finally time to start the garden! We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. (AKA – we earn a small commission…
I Never Made A Spaghetti Sauce I Liked
Until now! My mom – for all her wonderful cooking – never made her own spaghetti sauce. She made her own lasagna sauce, but never spaghetti. So I (mostly) did the same; I just found a jar of sauce I liked. And I kept using it. Once in a while I’d try a spaghetti sauce…
How Did We Get So Many Chickens!?
My Dad decided to get chickens, but he didn’t mention – or intend – to get THIS many!
The Cat Ate My Gravy!
So I thought up a “Blender Bottle Hack”! You know those blender bottles? The ones that you get when you’re on a health-kick? They have the little squiggly wire ball thing in a plastic cup that makes it easy to dump your stinky powdery stuff, top off with water, and shake so you don’t have…
Beef Roast with a Blender Bottle Hack
When I realized that I could use a blender bottle for something, I got pretty excited and had to share it!
First Spring Garden Tour
This time of year I tend to start doing “walkabouts” around the farm to see what’s growing and how it’s coming. I was so surprised at how things were progressing! We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees…
Homestead Bullet Journal: From the Garden to Meal Planning
When I realized the potential of a bullet journal, my creative – and research-oriented – mind went crazy! I had to find more ways to use it! Since I knew our 2019 garden was going to be something involving a lot more investment in time and work, I wanted to add the garden to the “bujo”. …