Category Archives: Homesteading

Things I Love About GA

Most of you probably know that I’m a northern-born girl.  I grew up in Michigan.  Right along Lake Michigan.  Very pretty, but very wild and very COLD. The summers were beautiful but lasted only about 3 months.  The winters were … Continue reading

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Virtual Tour of Our “Homestead”

Carter and I “toured” our “homestead” today after church, for once just enjoying the 5 year of work we’ve put into garden, woods, flowers, and bushes.

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Garden Update

So all that still needs to be done in the garden (as far as planting goes!) is to plant all my seedlings (tomatoes, peppers, melons, pumpkins, and a zuchinni or two) and direct-sow cucumbers.  My seedlings are doing pretty well…. … Continue reading

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Family Fun

We had a lovely visit this past week with Carter’s parents, and his brother and two nieces.  My sister-in-law had to stay in Michigan to work, so we missed her.  It was a wonderful week.  I have so many pictures … Continue reading

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Setting Up (Warping) My Loom

Warping a loom is a big project. Here are the basic steps. I use Carter’s clamps to clamp the loom to the table so it doesn’t move all over the place while I’m working on it. It’s all one continuous … Continue reading

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More Adventures in Gardening

I spent most of the day yesterday transplanting most of my indoor seedlings.  Carter set up another light for me (I still think I could use two more, but I rotate the plants a few times during the day), and … Continue reading

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Favorite Links

I compiled a list for our Ladies’ Homesteading Group… thought I’d share!   Knitting/Spinning http://www.ravelry.com http://www.knittinghelp.com Homeschooling Help http://www.ixl.com –membership based math practice (my kids LOVE it!) http://www.freemathprogram.com – ahem… it’s a free math program Gardening http://www.mysquarefootgarden.net http://www.highmowingseeds.com – has … Continue reading

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