Month: September 2017

Fresh Pasta with Tomatoes and Chard

I had one of those last minute, “Oh no! It’s dinner time” events last night. The kiddos were all playing outside. I was inside with the baby when I realized it was 5:00, and I had no plans for dinner. I am usually a…

How to Fail Miserably.

“Ma sighed gently and said, “A whole year gone, Charles.” But Pa answered, cheerfully: “What’s a year amount to? We have all the time there is.” -Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little House on the Prairie I began my homesteading journey in 2012. I had three little…

Simple and Easy Watermelon Salad

“Don’t eat anything your great-grandmother wouldn’t recognize as food.” – Michael Pollan We have always grown watermelon, and frankly by the end of the summer I can grow tired of eating it over and over, the same way. It is fun to think of…

A Fall Garden and Deep Breaths for a Weary Momma

“However many years she lived, Mary always felt that ‘she should never forget that first morning when her garden began to grow’.” -Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden My husband tilled my fall garden for me yesterday. I view this act as a first…

Just Say No.

Have you ever grew tired of the concrete? The buildings? The busy-ness? The monotonous of commuting? Do you crave a deeper connection with those around you? There was a time in my recent past that I unknowingly took a break from my dedication to…

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