Mr. Fix-It

Part of the homesteading lifestyle, is the desire to do things ourselves. Instead of buying all our food at the grocery store, we want to grow our own produce, raise our own meat, and provide ourselves with dairy products. Instead of heating our home with gas or electric, we want to use wood that comesContinue reading “Mr. Fix-It”

The 2014 Garden

Last year we got our vegetable garden up and running again.  For a number of reasons, it had been dormant for several years and with each passing year I missed it more and more.  Okay, I didn’t miss the weeding so much, but I certainly missed the ability to walk out my back door to retrieve ingredientsContinue reading “The 2014 Garden”

Grandpa and Grandma’s Life

When I was a little girl, my sister and I would go to my grandparent’s home for overnight visits.  They lived in a tiny rural community that consisted of a church and about 25 houses (give or take a few). Growing up, I heard stories of how it was once a thriving community with itsContinue reading “Grandpa and Grandma’s Life”