Winter Weather Finally Comes To The Homestead

Yesterday it was cloudy with the heavy, gonna rain feeling that you get in the spring when the temperatures get a bit too warm and storms are predicted. And they were predicted. For two days my weather app on my phone had come with with “weather alerts for your...

Homestead Planning

I haven’t checked the temperature yet today, though the last time I saw it was going to be in the fifties. I’m looking forward to doing some yard work and getting outside with my horses during my days off this holiday season, and as my thoughts often do,...
Freezing zucchini

Freezing zucchini

For today’s Saturday food post, I wanted to talk about freezing zucchini. I’ve been blessed to be able to harvest a couple of zucchinis about the size of a toddler’s baseball bat. They’re fat! I love zucchini bread, but can’t eat that...
Dreaming of a Staycation #IWSG

Dreaming of a Staycation #IWSG

It’s a question often asked on author interviews: if you could write anywhere in the world, where would you be right now?For me the answer is simple. I’d be in my “office cabin”, my “she shed” as it were, with the window looking out...

Gardening Update

I thought I’d give an update on the garden today. With the heat breaking over the weekend yesterday was my first chance in two weeks to get into the garden. Plus, to be honest, I saw a copperhead in the front yard about two weeks ago and he scurried into a hole...

Arugula Growing

Gardening update! Last weekend I finally got the dirt in my kitty litter buckets and put them in the north window. My collard greens aren’t up yet. But, the arugula is. I have tiny two-leaf sprouts coming up as of this morning. I’m thrilled! Not only is...

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