There is a peacefulness here in the mornings. The sun shines hopeful light over the mountain sides and the breezes are light. The changes in season are obvious and there is a certain beauty to the washed out pallor of … Continue reading Creating a Life to Help You Really Live
It occurs to me that sewing might be one of those lost arts. My cousin and my youngest daughter have expressed a desire to learn. My older daughter zips away on her machine making pillows for her house that is … Continue reading Giving Outdated Throw Pillows a Second Life
Even when I wasn’t actively writing this blog for the short time that we weren’t homesteading (I was pouting), I kept pulling up Farmgirl School on my computer. I used it to find recipes. How do I make eggnog again? I … Continue reading For the Love of Farmgirl School (your one stop resource for everything homesteading DIY)
In this installment of Farmgirl School, you are the teacher! Please respond with your ideas and experiences. We will all greatly appreciate the inspiration! So, in this crazy idea of mine where we have meandering paths around and through the gardens … Continue reading Creating Hills in the Garden (you be the teacher)
I carried the box of babies, chirping up a storm, out the back door to the garage. Apparently eleven chickens and a red light were a bit too much in the nursery for a new mom so Emily banished them to the garage! So out we traipsed to the garage where the set up and Aretha and Ginger had been moved. The noise raised the attention of Daffodil the grown chicken. She pulled up tall and started attacking my boot. Seems one of the babies was talking smack. Safely in the garage, I dipped each tiny beak into the water … Continue reading Ready..Set..Chicks!