Category Archives: Homesteading
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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