canning, cooking, corn, farming, gardening, harvesting, homemade, homesteading

Harvest Season, “it’s not what you have to do, it’s what you get to do”

  This blog has been a long time coming. I have been wanting to get a new blog out for our loyal, as well as new, followers, but our fellow homesteaders will agree that finding the time between August and October is nearly impossible because……It’s Harvest Season! My husband recently shared a post with me… Continue reading Harvest Season, “it’s not what you have to do, it’s what you get to do”

flowers, gardening, Herbs, homesteading, planting, Uncategorized

When Life Gets You Down, Give “Dirt Therapy” a try

  It’s been kind of a rough week here on the Homestead. We are unfortunately mourning the loss of a family member who we were all very close to. So, instead of succumbing to the sadness, my husband told me I needed “dirt therapy”. I have heard the term before, even just recently from a… Continue reading When Life Gets You Down, Give “Dirt Therapy” a try

health, homesteading, hunting, netflix

Cancel Your Netflix Subscription and Make Your Own Memories

When we ring in the new year we often make resolutions.  Well my resolution this year is less screen time and more sun and wind on my face.  We are located in upstate New York, and getting outside at this time of year can be a breath taking experience and a quick cure to "cabin… Continue reading Cancel Your Netflix Subscription and Make Your Own Memories

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farming, gardening, homesteading

Spring on the Homestead it’s the little things that can get you ahead

If you are anything like us, you can't wait for spring to arrive after a long winter.  Although the temps are still chilly, there is so much you can do to get ahead of all the work that will pile up when the real warm weather arrives.  There are many days in early spring where… Continue reading Spring on the Homestead it’s the little things that can get you ahead