Another bucket list item to check off the list! I have always wanted a lovely little greenhouse, made of glass and brick, sitting in the middle of a vast garden in a big open field! Well, I didn't exactly get the one I've dreamed of, but I am SO HAPPY that I have one large … Continue reading Greenhouse at last!
Initially I had the silly notion that I would not be doing a garden this year (hee! hee! ha! ha! ho! ho!). Luckily, my best friend suggested a kitchen garden. MIND BLOWN. Of course I needed a kitchen garden! Duh. After a little investigation, we found the perfect location right outside the kitchen window. Life … Continue reading Kitchen Garden
After a bit of a sad and emotional goodbye to our old house, we stepped into the future God has waiting for us and we have been HOME for 5 month now! Our forever home. Our dream home. Our anything goes home. Our wild and free home. Our little piece of Heaven nestled right at … Continue reading Home!
We had some of our dearest friends over for dinner and had so much fun. We don't have people over often, mostly because everyone is so busy going in all different directions. I'm not into fancy dinner party's as much as I am into eating delicious, nutrient dense food, being together around the table, and … Continue reading Raw Applesauce Pie
***SCROLL DOWN FOR PART 2: UPDATED 5/28*** We have a great start to what will be our chicken/turkey/POSSIBLY duck area. It has been so much fun having the entire family out there working on this project! Our 8 year old has been amazing to watch. She has been shoveling dirt and rocks and contributing a … Continue reading Chickens and Turkeys and….Ducks (maybe) Oh my…!
Today was a tremendous day...a landmark day. A day that represents so much of what I have thought about, prayed about, dreamed about, and given up on a thousand times. I am overflowing with thanksgiving at the incredible life God has opened up and allowed through the move and purchase of this property. He is … Continue reading Welcome Astrid and Moonlight!
No wait pancakes make a real difference in my world because who plans breakfast the night before? I may have time right before bed to have one last thought to throw some oats into water for soaked oatmeal the next day, but mixing batter together is too much to ask. It just is. This … Continue reading The Best (no wait) Sourdough Pancakes
***SCROLL DOWN FOR UPDATE*** If you love bread, but hates what it does to your gut, waistline, and over all health, I might have some good (no great, it's absolutely great) news! Sourdough bread takes care of the majority of the issues most people have with eating regular ol' store bought bread. First, a little … Continue reading Sourdough for Gut Health (and deliciousness)
What is SO adorable it physically hurts, weighs 3 pounds, has brown and white spots, is soft and fuzzy, and has 4 hooves? Okay, I'll just tell you; baby Norwegian Dwarf goats! These are the most adorable creatures on Gods green earth and He sent 2 little doelings here just for us! They were born … Continue reading Meyerstead Animal Farm
I used to be so great about journaling every day. I have a fabulous record of all the years I want most to forget! Ha! I have really slacked on putting pen to paper since having babies and let me tell you something true: I miss it. Writing kind of feels like a luxury … Continue reading Record Keeping