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Sep 24, 2019
Garden Series: Autumnal - Update 4
Harvest season has arrived.
Aug 28, 2019
Garden Series: Preservation - Update 3
Garden season is coming to a close (cue the sad violins)… One of the things I love most about summer, is the fewer groceries I buy from the
Aug 23, 2019
Garden Series: Oh My Gourd! - Update 2
Squash, pumpkins, & gourds, oh my! This year we decided to try our hand at a pumpkin patch.
Aug 14, 2019
One afternoon, watering my many lavender plants, it occurred to me that I was more than fully capable of recreating it at a fraction of the
Jul 24, 2019
Garden Series: Summer Update 1
It never ceases to be a thrill when our dinner plate is filled with veggies that came from our yard, meat that we raised and butchered, and
Apr 16, 2019
Cowgirls Don't Cry
It's not all baby goats, sunshine, and flowers. While most of this homestead life is beautiful, it is also work.
Mar 27, 2019
Warm, green evenings after work, golden hour, with the sun just setting, meandering out into the vibrant garden, chickens pecking the ground
Feb 28, 2019
The Farmer in All of Us
From-scratch living will bring you joy, self-fulfillment, and a sense of primal completeness - it will hit you smack-dab in the middle of yo
Feb 20, 2019
We're a Couple of Saps...
Winter feels a lot longer when you become a gardener and keeper of livestock. The sunshine months are when everything glitters...
Jan 29, 2019
Eating at the Ground Level
Why do we bother? All this extra work and time spent making, baking, prepping, tending, feeding and watering. It seems like a lot - and some
Jan 7, 2019
Glamping! On the Road Again...
We are taking this show on the road! New year, new adventures. While we are usually a couple of homebodies, we do always appreciate any time
Dec 28, 2018
Burpee Seed Company in partnership with the University of Rhode Island, and Ocean States Job Lot, provides a free seed campaign at the end o
Dec 16, 2018
So God Made a Farmer
And on the 8th day, God looked down on his planned paradise and said, "I need a caretaker"-- so God made a Farmer. God said, "
Dec 6, 2018
Tis The Season(ing)...
Using whatever variety of dried herbs you like, place in a mortar with pestle and add course salt and peppercorns.
Sep 11, 2018
No country french farm scene would be complete without the scent of lavender floating on the breeze. While we are definitely not in Paris,
Sep 10, 2018
It's a Pretty Big Dill...
We have more cucumbers than we know what to do with. Went a little overboard this planting season... oops. I have been drinking cucumber w
Sep 4, 2018
When in Roma...
Using the ripened Romas, we decided to preserve some of our pasta sauce that we usually make with canned tomatoes from the grocery store.
Aug 29, 2018
100 degree highs, with 100% humidity makes it a little hard to believe that Autumn is right around the bend... (I say while sipping pumpkin
Aug 24, 2018
Mojito Mint Syrup
Break out the mason jars, folks - we're canning! This recipe is SUPER simple.... but really delicious. Mint Simple Syrup Ingredients:
Aug 21, 2018
Thank a Farmer
It has been just about six months of not having to buy eggs from the grocery store. While that isn't an incredible savings (yet), it is