Tarahumara Pink Green Bean
17 February

Old Friends In The Garden

George wrote another article that brings back a lot of memories for me from Mexico. I  was the kid who appropriated some of his seed, mostly because I found some that had a map of Mexico on them and I …

Victory Seeds
14 February

Victory Seeds

Victory Seeds® is one of the better seed companies out there. There was a time when I used to be a seed catalog addict and could have spent way more time than I had, perusing seed catalogs. Over the years, somehow, the …

14 February

Sick Homesteaders – What Do You Do?

We’re the new homesteaders, having moved to our acreage just two months ago today. And we’re sick homesteaders.  I wondered, prior to our move, what would happen if we were disabled. There are three of us – me, Hunny and …

12 February

A Snapshot Of Homesteading Life

A Snapshot Of Homesteading Life Homesteaders, farmers and ranchers all live side by side. Sometimes, we will reach out to help one another. It’s how we make life in the country a little better. This past week, two of our …

06 February

A Wild Treat

A Wild Treat My family grows as many varieties of fruits and veggies as we can on the homestead. Some of what we eat though, volunteers as wild plants. There is one that we especially love. Lambs quarters! Lambs quarters …

Tan Your Hide! Book Review
25 January

Tan Your Hide! Book Review

Tan Your Hide! By Phyllis Hobson Our long-time homesteader, Jerreth, wrote the following review. Our beginning homesteader, Flea, has actually tanned a few hides and will be reviewing other books on the subject in the future. If you’re inclined to …

Mignon and Chris are settling in quite nicely
24 January

Settling In to the Homestead

Settling In It’s Flea, here, the beginning homesteader. Just checking in with some photos to let y’all know that we’re settling in to the homestead quite nicely, now that the arctic blast has passed. I don’t recommend moving in December …