It’s been far too long since I have been able to write a post. After nine months of living in a rual mountain town of 300, I finally have internet again. As challenging as it was, I did learn was how much I relied on technology even while homesteading. I’m addicted to Google. I want… Continue reading The Possitive Side of Failing
When I started planning last years garden in the early spring of 2016, I had a few things I intended on doing. 1-Grow enough food to feed the family, and treats for the animals. 2-Preserve the extras by canning, dehydrating, or freezing. 3-Grow open pollinated and heirloom plants to save seeds. I succeeded for the… Continue reading The Fourth Garden
The last four months for my family have been filled with chaos. The holidays have been a big contributor with a good month of dinners and family get togethers which I absolutely love. But the biggest factor has been embracing a huge new change for us. The biggest consumption of our time the last 4… Continue reading Moving to the mountains
I have officially declared war on squash bugs. After coming home after a two week vacation in Oregon and finding almost all my pumpkin and squash dead, I’ve decided they have to go.