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How The Body Tells A Story

I woke up this morning bleeding at dawn as the sun crawled to the rooster’s crow. As my eyes roused, I realized I began menstruating in my slumber and so I went in search of underwear and absorbent supplies. 2,474 more words


Eggs, the old school way

Every year Lillia loves to dye Easter Eggs.  This year, instead of purchasing a PAAS kit, we decided to try our hand at making our own dye…like from scratch.   338 more words

blooms & balls

What a wonderful sight!  First flowers of the season.  Even though we got another snow and frost after these guys appeared, they still decided to stick around and flourish. 212 more words


Onwards and Upwards

I am still trying to capture the murdering bastard who has caught and eaten seven of my chickens. Yesterday there was no mink in the trap but the cat food was gone. 522 more words


Around the Farm Friday

I thought I’d do a quick “farm status” post for those folks who are interested in that aspect of my life. As you may know, this Winter was a rough one. 463 more words


{this moment}

A Friday ritual: a single photo, unaccompanied by explanation, which captures “a simple, special, extraordinary moment…I want to pause, savor and remember.” ~SouleMama


If you’re inspired to do the same, leave a link to your ‘moment’ in the comments for all to find and see.


A Walk Through My Garden

If you didn’t know by now, we are an Urban Homesteading kinda family.  We have turned our front yard space into an edible garden.  My husband had to sell me on this and my only criteria was … it had to look beautiful from the street.   295 more words

Story Time