Here is the post on the aims and goals at the start of 2021. To say 2021 was an interesting year would be an understatement. It was all-over-the-place. New Zealand experienced a bit more of what the rest of the world had been facing with lockdowns and other restrictions. I started the year eager to … More 2021 Homestead Report
We’ve had some warmer days here and it is oh, so nice. Or it was until it got stormy again. Despite being stuck in Level 3 again there is plenty to be grateful for. New life abounds as the trees grow their fresh green leaves, the cold frame fills with seedlings and from the brooder … More Getting Back to The Garden (And More Chicks)
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?