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Serendipity- Things happen in their own time...

Life reaches out and surprises you some time !

This spring I thought I would slow down on the Festival circuit, just doing my favorite smaller ones. 644 more words


Our trees are full of the wind right now. I love laying here at night and hearing it move through the hollow.

Living close to the earth like this , the things you hear are important. 363 more words

Food Storage Options on a Homestead

One of the biggest gifts of homestead living is being able to produce your own food. You know exactly what it is, where it came from and how it was grown and processed. 671 more words

Grow Your Own Food Workshop

You know I’m all about free education.  Here’s yet another opportunity you won’t want to miss!

The Grow Your Own Food Workshop hosted by SRS Online Events starts on April 3.   154 more words


Selling Some Sheep

Since someone has decided to turn La Yacata into a post-apocalyptic wasteland by burning every single lot whether or not the owners gave permission, food for our herd/flock has been harder to find.   1,194 more words


Garlic Progress

I planted our first bunch of garlic in the garden last fall (here are the before photos) and am excited to report they’ve all come up, despite the late dump of snow and cold temperature that had me worried. Things are looking good!


Aloe Vera Flowering

I’ve had this aloe vera plant for several years now and it has grown exponentially in that time. Check back to this entry to see some before and afters if you’re curious, it started out pretty scabby and small. 50 more words