Homestead Blog Hop 157

Homestead Blog Hop 157

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! After weeks of above-normal temperatures, we’re finally getting a decent cold front here in Florida. In preparation, I started several varieties of seeds that prefer cool temps for germination. I have so many greens, lettuces,...
Homestead Blog Hop #156

Homestead Blog Hop #156

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! This has been a very busy week. Saturday was my first plant sale of the season, and I’d call it a success. I did end up with a slight case of heat stroke, but it is Florida after all. October is the month when we usually see a...
Homestead Blog Hop #155

Homestead Blog Hop #155

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! No significant rain in weeks, low humidity, nice temperatures, and a huge plant sale to kick off the fall gardening season. So what’s the worse that could happen? Cue tropical storm. I really dislike Florida sometimes....
Homestead Blog Hop #154

Homestead Blog Hop #154

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Fall is in the air. Granted, it’s still 90 degrees here in Florida, but there is definitely a shift in the weather patterns. Summer is our rainy season. That means it is so humid all day long that spontaneous thunder storms...
Homestead Blog Hop #153

Homestead Blog Hop #153

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Funny thing about hurricanes, you have to prepare as if the world may end after the storm, but then you also have to be prepared for the world to not end. There’s always that chance that the storm will turn and you won’t...
Homestead Blog Hop #152

Homestead Blog Hop #152

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Here we are 2 days post hurricane, and I can honestly say I’m glad that’s over. We’re fine. Our property is fine. Our animals are fine. But I am exhausted, both mentally and physically. We have a lot of trees and...
Homestead Blog Hop #151

Homestead Blog Hop #151

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! I can honestly tell you that I’m about ready for Hurricane Irma to be over. I’m tired of watching forecasts and trying to figure out which way it’s going to go. I’m tired of wondering if we’ve done...
Homestead Blog Hop #150

Homestead Blog Hop #150

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! I’m sure everyone is thinking about the Houston area this week and the tremendous amount of rain and flooding that they are experiencing as part of Hurricane Harvey. While they are still in response mode at the moment to...
Homestead Blog Hop #149

Homestead Blog Hop #149

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! This week marks the first week that the baby is consistently sleeping most of the night and the first week that I have attempted to stick to a schedule (not very successfully). We are also getting back into our school work, which has...
Homestead Blog Hop #148

Homestead Blog Hop #148

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! We have a new host on the hop this week, Ann from Live the Old Way. I’m very excited to have her joining us. Please stop by her blog and give her a warm welcome. Here on my homestead, I’ve been a mix of busy and...
Homestead Blog Hop #146

Homestead Blog Hop #146

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! This week is baby time. I’ve been in the hospital since Monday night, awaiting my son’s birth. I’ll be honest, I’m typing this on Tuesday afternoon because I don’t want to forget about you all while...
Homestead Blog Hop #147

Homestead Blog Hop #147

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! If you were here last week, you’ll know that I was in labor leading up to the blog hop. I did have a healthy baby boy a little after midnight on August 2. You can read a little more about his birth on Facebook. We came home...
Homestead Blog Hop #145

Homestead Blog Hop #145

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Probably the most interesting thing that’s happened this week were the Guinea keets who hatched. The most interesting part was the fact that I didn’t even know my female was sitting on a nest. Suddenly, there were a dozen...
Homestead Blog Hop #141

Homestead Blog Hop #141

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Now on to the hop… Homestead Blog Hop will take place every Wednesday and is for all things homesteading: real food recipes, farm animals, crafts, DIY, how-to’s, gardening, anything from-scratch, natural home/health,...
Homestead Blog Hop #140

Homestead Blog Hop #140

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Now on to the hop… Homestead Blog Hop will take place every Wednesday and is for all things homesteading: real food recipes, farm animals, crafts, DIY, how-to’s, gardening, anything from-scratch, natural home/health,...
Homestead Blog Hop #144

Homestead Blog Hop #144

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! We’re nearing the end of July and my due date. While I’m looking forward to being not-pregnant (and getting out of bed like a normal person), I still don’t feel ready to be the mom to three kids. I know, probably...
Homestead Blog Hop #143

Homestead Blog Hop #143

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Another hot, humid week in Florida. Another week of pregnancy on the books. The idea that I’ll soon be the mother to three little minions is starting to feel like a reality. I’m hitting that stage where even sitting in a...
Homestead Blog Hop #138

Homestead Blog Hop #138

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop!   Now on to the hop… Homestead Blog Hop will take place every Wednesday and is for all things homesteading: real food recipes, farm animals, crafts, DIY, how-to’s, gardening, anything from-scratch, natural...
Homestead Blog Hop #135

Homestead Blog Hop #135

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop!   Now on to the hop… Homestead Blog Hop will take place every Wednesday and is for all things homesteading: real food recipes, farm animals, crafts, DIY, how-to’s, gardening, anything from-scratch, natural...
Homestead Blog Hop #133

Homestead Blog Hop #133

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Now on to the hop… Homestead Blog Hop will take place every Wednesday and is for all things homesteading: real food recipes, farm animals, crafts, DIY, how-to’s, gardening, anything from-scratch, natural home/health,...