Labor Day, Sept 7th 2020 we were forecast with a very rare and unusual storm system that brought strong winds from the Northeast. This is typical of winter storms in our area, but never early autumn. As a preface to this storm, we had been without significant rainfall since July. Grass was brown, many trees… Continue reading We Survived the Fires
A couple of these books were gifts from my wishlist on Amazon, and a couple I bought to do some research too. I haven't had a chance to really dig in and look through a few of them, but I can't wait to check them all out!
Last Wednesday was Amy Wheeler's Birthday, that's me! I received several awesome gifts but wanted to share the books I received. They are very cool with what I've skimmed so far! Especially the planner, because I inevitably forget to do something in my busy schedule! From my other half, Shane. I am really looking forward… Continue reading Amy’s Birthday Books
What is a homestead to you? When I think of homestead, I think of how my grandparents or great grandparents lived off the land, able to survive about anything. They had livestock, gardens, knew how to handle a gun and fish, knew natural or folk remedies, used the Old Farmers Almanac and knowledge of the… Continue reading A Homestead
April 13, 2020. Lamb Evaluation day is postponed until this Friday. Last week and last weekend were simply too busy. According to the Old Farmer's Almanac, castration can still happen anytime this week, so Friday it is! Last week I spent everyday policing my daughter with her online school to make sure she's not just… Continue reading News From the Homestead