Readying for Spring

On a clear day last month in February, we decided to thin out some dead, and too close trees and branches on one part of our property. Using our chipper shredder machine was more work than I was expecting. It is supposed to chip up to three inch trunks, but what we found was thatContinue reading “Readying for Spring”

Holidays on the Homestead

Thanksgiving and Christmas It has been pretty hectic here the last couple of months, and I have really enjoyed the holidays we have been through this first year in our new home. Christmas came quickly, and I am never totally prepared for it. Besides my immediate family members, I only sent out a few cardsContinue reading “Holidays on the Homestead”

Garden, Microgreens, and Knitting

A lot has happened since my last post. You might remember that last summer we were in the process of moving to someplace where we could have a homestead, and provide more for ourselves to be less dependent on the grocery store. We ultimately decided to delay looking until such a time where we couldContinue reading “Garden, Microgreens, and Knitting”