I read a blog post that talked about homesteading. In it the author states that people in the city can say they are gardeners, can say they are homemakers, but cannot say that they are homesteaders. I beg to differ. … Continue reading So You Want to Be a Homesteader (27 ways, a new series)
I have a little book that was written by Mrs. Child in 1832. The American Frugal Housewife is surely just as useful today in many senses. The author almost lost me when she noted that coffee was not economical and … Continue reading The Joyful, Simple Life of a Frugal Housewife
In a world of jeans and yoga pants I suppose I stand out a bit. I think folks are both mesmerized and baffled by my attire. I was at the library last month and a mom came up to me, … Continue reading Farmgirl Fashionista
There are some that are content with flowers in a pot. There are those who are perfectly happy turning on a switch to make the fire come to life (the gas flame is rather pretty). A package of this food … Continue reading The Homesteading Bug…or in the Blood?