Heart-Shaped Bird Seed Ornaments

Heart-Shaped Bird Seed Ornaments

Attracting song birds to our yards can help control pests like mosquitoes, while also adding some enjoyable bird watching to our days. Bird seed ornaments make a lovely addition to bird feeding stations, and can be made into any shape we like. I’ve chosen hearts...
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...
15 Inspirational Gardeners on Instagram

15 Inspirational Gardeners on Instagram

Instagram is a visual playground where we can witness everything from food to home decor to daily life, but nothing can provide more visual stimulation than the colorful hues of flowers and fauna from our fellow gardeners. Summer is an especially enjoyable time to...
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!...
Restaurant-Style Buffalo Chicken Wings

Restaurant-Style Buffalo Chicken Wings

There are few things I like more than good buffalo chicken wings.  I love to order wings when I eat out, but they have gotten very expensive. So I came up with a way to make wings that are just as good, if not better, than wings from a restaurant at a fraction of the...
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...