• ON THE HOMESTEAD

    Hot & Busy It’s been quite warm these last couple of days; however, it’s supposed to cool down slightly today. The other day I made two lemony sweet jars of lemon…


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  • FEAST & FELLOWSHIP

    Slow food, local feast Saturday evening we enjoyed another slow food dinner with family and friends. We hope to make this an ongoing tradition – slowing down and…


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  • FEAST & FELLOWSHIP

    Slow food, local feast Saturday evening we enjoyed another slow food dinner with family and friends. We hope to make this an ongoing tradition – slowing down and…


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  • IN THE GARDEN

    What the yard looks like now The guys have been busy finishing up the improvements and expansion of the animal enclosure -looks great! They built a new door…


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  • ODDS & ENDS

    New soil The guys recently emptied the “green monster” composter of rich, black soil full of redworms filling up almost 2, 55 gallon drums. Today we gals will also…


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  • ODDS & ENDS

    New soil The guys recently emptied the “green monster” composter of rich, black soil full of redworms filling up almost 2, 55 gallon drums. Today we gals will also…


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  • AND MORE RAIN

    Bees, chicken and silly cat Guess what, folks, more rain is expected tonight (1-5 inches). The showers are forecasted to last until Wednesday. April showers bring May flowers…


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  • FOWL PLAY

    Jordanne bonding with the chickens Beware the Ides of March! Conspiracy against backyard flocks could spread across the world due to fear and government interference. I have a hard…


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  • SUN’S OUT!

    Kids pet the duck It’s warming up. After several nights of sssshivering 28 degrees, it’s warmed up to a comfortable low of 32.    The sky is clear…


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  • SUN'S OUT!

    Kids pet the duck It’s warming up. After several nights of sssshivering 28 degrees, it’s warmed up to a comfortable low of 32.    The sky is clear…


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