Homestead Blog Hop #122

Homestead Blog Hop #122

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...
Why We Homestead

Why We Homestead

We all have different reasons for why we homestead. They are what make our journeys unique. They are also what bring us together. It is those reasons that make homesteaders stand out, and what make homesteading such a rewarding experience.  So, what is...
Homestead Blog Hop #121

Homestead Blog Hop #121

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Well, the big news of the week is that we have brand new baby goats. Naturally, I didn’t know her due date because my goats currently live together as a herd, but I knew that it must be soon. And this past weekend was a...
Homestead Blog Hop #120

Homestead Blog Hop #120

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Ever just get so unbelievably frustrated with life that you look around you and say, “How did I get to this point?” It can be a very overwhelming feeling. You have two options at that point: press forward or give up....
Homestead Blog Hop #119

Homestead Blog Hop #119

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! We have a new host this week. Jessica from The Faithful Farmwife. Jess is a sweet homesteading wife and mom of 3. She has a fantastic blog that you should really check out where she writes about her faith, homesteading,...
Homestead Blog Hop #118

Homestead Blog Hop #118

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! This week, I’m working on getting all of my vegetable starts into my winter garden. Surprise of surprises, I found that the garlic I planted last winter actually formed bulbs. Of course, I didn’t discover this until this...
Homestead Blog Hop #117

Homestead Blog Hop #117

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! I don’t know if anyone in the US wasn’t affected by the deep freeze this last week. Even here in Florida, the temperature at my house got down in the 20s. This is our main gardening season for vegetables, so I would normally be...
Homestead Blog Hop #116

Homestead Blog Hop #116

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Did I mention that I started a plant nursery this fall? That has been a learning experience. I will be the first to admit that I am not the most knowledgeable Florida gardener. I’ve had mixed results with more failures than...
Florida Edibles to Plant in January

Florida Edibles to Plant in January

January is the beginning of our warm planting season. Most of these plants will not survive Florida’s summer temperatures, so they need to be started early if they are to have enough time to produce before they start to die back. In some cases, the plants...
Homestead Blog Hop #115

Homestead Blog Hop #115

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! I hope everyone had a good Christmas. We did pretty well sticking to our plan of only a couple toys per kid. Both kids got a new board game each, my daughter got some things for pretend play, and my son got an educational game and a...