Category Archives: Homesteading

A Year Gone By

Well, as with so many things in my life, good intentions don’t always come to fruition.  Life took a drastic turn for us last year with an addition of a family member for a month or so, then the garden … Continue reading

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Oh What a Beautiful Day…

A glimpse of spring today.  Maybe it will be here soon!  I ventured out this afternoon to take advantage of warm temps.  I was actually rather warm in my sweatshirt!  I sorted some stuff on my back porch that I … Continue reading

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Some serious problems here

A link came through today for the following article: The Santa Barbara Syndrome: Evidence of a Broken Food System.  If you haven’t seen it yet I encourage to read it (it’s short). How sad is it that food grown in … Continue reading

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The worms are coming, the worms are coming…

Pretty sad if you get excited about worms isn’t it?  I took some time this morning after getting school done to get my worm bed ready.  Hopefully tomorrow I will be able to find some Red Wrigglers at Walmart – … Continue reading

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Love This

I came across The Urban Homestead website yesterday and LOVE, I say LOVE their little homestead.  To think they can produce 6000 POUNDS of produce a year in such a small area.  Yes, they live in California which has a … Continue reading

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Mom Has Lost It…

Last night while watching tv with the family I revealed my plans to get a rabbit and maybe raise worms – both for the benefit of my gardens.  My 21 year old daughter said I need to get two rabbits … Continue reading

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