Category Archives: Homesteading

Installing a Solar Water Pump – Update

Rented pastures can be a blessing and a curse all at once. Many times the infrastructure is limited and as renters we hate to sink money into a permanent system. On the other hand, it is cheaper to rent pasture … Continue reading

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Bees, Bees, Beautiful Bees

A few weeks ago a friend split one of his hives and gave us 5 frames of bees. He made sure to give us some comb that included some queen cells. Aren’t they beeeeutiful? Here I am installing them into … Continue reading

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Cherry Picking

Last week, we were able to go pick cherries. I just love how beautiful and red they are! Oh and did I mention that I love cherry pie too?! Here is a link to a post from a few years … Continue reading

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17 in 17 Homesteading Goals ~ Update

We are officially over 1/3 of the way through 2017. Can you believe that? I’m happy to say, we have made some progress on our list of 17 goals. I am hopeful that over the upcoming weeks we will be … Continue reading

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Starting Sweet Potato Slips

Not only are sweet potatoes packed with calcium, potassium, vitamin A and vitamin C; they are also delicious! If you haven’t grown sweet potatoes before, I encourage you to add them to your garden this year. They really aren’t hard … Continue reading

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