Category: Gardening

Raising our own food.

What day is it?

I’m certain I am not the only one wondering this, my children aren’t doing school work which means it must be the weekend, but what day? All the days seem to be melding together and like most people we have not been leaving the… Continue Reading “What day is it?”

Melting

Day by day the snow is quickly leaving. Birds now go out during the day While two dogs keep an eye out for winged and four legged predators Garlic is popping up through the soil And several rows of potatoes have been planted. The… Continue Reading “Melting”

The calm

All is quiet on the farm..for now. We have a big storm coming out way that is bringing five days of heavy thunderstorms and high winds, it will give us a break for the weekend and then the forecast is showing more rain starting… Continue Reading “The calm”

Sheep and Gardens

Don’t get too excited, it isn’t what you think. Believe me when I say, that I want this title to be about my very own sheep. Alas, the sheep in which my title refers is to all the beautiful sheep that I saw Mother’s… Continue Reading “Sheep and Gardens”

New babies

We have been hit with the flu, school has been missed, and house work has been ignored. We’ve spent our time cuddled under blankets with books and “pizza” Or consuming large amounts of coffee to get us through the day We won’t let it… Continue Reading “New babies”

The wheel isn’t turning

And that is because my spinning wheel broke today, I am hoping that it is an easy fix because I was in the middle of plying this gorgeous romney I blended together. I have been having so much fun blending batts lately, I wanted… Continue Reading “The wheel isn’t turning”

Heat wave

Hi there *wipes sweat off brow* Fall has taken off on us, decided it wasn’t ready to be here just yet. Which has really not worked out too well when it comes to harvesting food, my basement is abnormally warm thanks to the high… Continue Reading “Heat wave”

Preparing for the cold

The weather is growing colder every day, as we prepare for the winter months. Lots of harvesting and canning filling my days Soups, jams, sauces, pickles, and jellies line the shelves in my basement, root vegetables are in the process of being stored away… Continue Reading “Preparing for the cold”

Harvest

Well the bachelorette party has come and gone and I can now share with you the goodies I made, 12 house scarf book marks, no pattern. All wrapped in gold paper and pulled from this sorting hat, which also doubles as a wedding decoration… Continue Reading “Harvest”

Happenings

I'm not saying that summer is coming to an end soon, but the signs of fall are rapidly approaching.From the leaves changing to the cool weather to the insane amount of acorns everywhere. We have been harvesting lots of goodies from our garden! I've… Continue Reading “Happenings”