EXTRA – Introducing “JCT SIP”!

EXTRA – Introducing “JCT SIP”! It’s going to be a LONG two weeks, so we’re entertaining ourselves! Check out how we’re coping and what’s next on the Homestead!

Gettin’ A Hankerin’

About once a year I get a craving for these AMAZING stuffed peppers! I may not try another recipe because I love it so much!

The Art of Potato Harvesting

The art of harvesting potatoes is hand-tilling the garden with your trusty shovel while hunting for those delicious tubers but only finding rocks.

The Year in a Word

The Year in a Word. If I had to choose one word for this year it would be “RESILIENCE”.

Best Laid Plans

Best Laid Plans – this spring has nearly been a complete disaster, but there’s still some hope!

Corn Tunnels

Usually by this time of year driving around our area is like driving through “corn tunnels” – corn on either side of the road, sometimes only “knee high” but in good years it’s practically shoulder high by this point. There used to be the saying “knee high by the Fourth of July” and today’s corn…

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…