Homestead Blog Hop #196

Homestead Blog Hop #196

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! I’ve been battling The Crud this week, so it’s been a pretty low key week around here. One thing that has been happening is we’ve had chicks hatching in the incubator. Summer isn’t a great time to hatch...
Homestead Blog Hop #195

Homestead Blog Hop #195

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! I have to say, Monday and Tuesday of this week were a wash. I was sucked into a new project and let it consume me. It was emotionally, intellectually, and physically exhausting. But today is a new day. I usually make Mondays my hard...
Homestead Blog Hop #194

Homestead Blog Hop #194

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! The hotter it gets outside, the more time I find myself spending inside. I’m trying to get back into the routine of making and doing more myself to help save our family money. One thing I’m doing more of is cooking from...
Homestead Blog Hop #193

Homestead Blog Hop #193

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Summer is chugging along, and here in Florida, that means severe thunderstorms. And since Hurricane Irma, that seems to also mean power outages. We had one such incident blow through this past week, which left us without power for...
Homestead Blog Hop #192

Homestead Blog Hop #192

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! I’ve been working on my routines lately. I’ve always done better with a routine. I have less stress, and I get more accomplished. Yet whenever life gets crazy, it seems like my routines go out the window. Then I realized...
Homestead Blog Hop #191

Homestead Blog Hop #191

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! I’m feeling good this week. My son is at Vacation Bible School, and as much as I hate leaving the house, it’s been a good motivator for me to get up and get stuff done first thing in the morning. It hasn’t been...
Homestead Blog Hop #190

Homestead Blog Hop #190

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! This past year has been a bit transformative for me. I’m not sure if it was my pregnancy or my age, but it’s like something just clicked. I can’t quite explain it. Basically, I stopped taking no for an answer. I...
Homestead Blog Hop #189

Homestead Blog Hop #189

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! It’s almost June and we have baby animals everywhere. Chicks outside, chicks in the bathtub, baby rabbits, and ducklings hatching this weekend. Piglets due in a couple of months. Meat birds that need butchered as soon as it...
Homestead Blog Hop #188

Homestead Blog Hop #188

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! And the rain continues… We’re going on our second week of almost non-stop rain. And not just rain, but torrential monsoon downpours. Everything is soaked. Everything smells. Flies are everywhere. And guess what!...
Homestead Blog Hop #187

Homestead Blog Hop #187

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! It’s not even hurricane season, and here we are facing our first tropical depression. After a long drought, I can’t complain too much about the rain. My plants are certainly happier, and I don’t have to water. But...