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...
Homestead Blog Hop #186

Homestead Blog Hop #186

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! It feels good to be a homeschooling mom this week. Our homeschool co-op is officially over for the summer. Spring soccer ended a week early due to a scheduling mix-up. I literally have no commitments that require me to leave the...
Homestead Blog Hop #185

Homestead Blog Hop #185

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Ah May, the month when Florida starts out with lovely temperate weather and ends feeling like we’ve been sucked into the fires of Hades. Our humidity rises and rain chances increase. Our gardens begin to die. This is also the...
Homestead Blog Hop #184

Homestead Blog Hop #184

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! I have to admit, I’ve been in a bit of a funk this week. Anxiety, stress, a lack of motivation…it seems to have all hit me at once. The problem is, I really don’t like not being in control. Granted, I probably have...
Homestead Blog Hop #183

Homestead Blog Hop #183

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Lots of things going on this week, where do I begin?… Despite horrible weather across most of the US right now, our weather has been beautiful. Sorry to rub it in. We smoked two hams from one of our pigs and they turned out...