At the moment I feel the need to start every conversation with “I’m still here.” Earlier last week the baby was locked and loaded. We had gotten the last of our brassica seedlings planted on the weekend and that day I bought the second bag of Agria seed potatoes we needed, all the parcels that … More Homesteading Through The 7 Stages of Impending Labour
I achieved the goal of doing the last few town errands that I wanted to do before the baby arrives. Chicken food – check. Oyster grit for the chickens – check. Light bulbs, batteries and an extra garden hose to more easily clean and fill up the chicken waterer – check. Spare keys for those … More Tumbling Down The Rabbit Hole, or is it The Rat Hole?
Crafty / Decor Things My nesting drive turned to getting some decor things done around the house. I’ve been meaning to do some of these things for quite some time but the outdoors usually gets so much more of my attention. These are the things I think I’ll do during the ‘downtime’ of winter. But … More Crafty Projects, Bottling Apples & Garden Pretties
2020 was the year of an unprecedented modern-day pandemic, but to me it was a year of dealing with things that I faced. It was a year of promise and hope rising in the face of uncertainty and failure. There were a number of things that didn’t go well. The risks, the unknowns, the financial … More 2020 Homestead Report