Homestead Blog Hop #165

Homestead Blog Hop #165

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! It’s been rather chilly here in Florida this week. I realize 30-degree temps in December don’t sound like a big deal to most folks, but it doesn’t usually get this cold here this early in the season. If we get...
Homestead Blog Hop #164

Homestead Blog Hop #164

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! This week has seen a lot of changes for my family. First of all, my husband started a new job. It should be a good thing. It means a step up for him in both job title and salary, but change always comes with a bit of trepidation. He...
Homestead Blog Hop #163

Homestead Blog Hop #163

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! My parents were in town this weekend, so I spent the bulk of my weekend entertaining them…and it was exhausting! I am completely drained physically and mentally. I feel like it’ll take me a week to catch upon my sleep. I...
Homestead Blog Hop #162

Homestead Blog Hop #162

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! I’m sure many of you are spending today in preparation of Thanksgiving. I am in a way. We’re planning to go to my in-law’s tomorrow, so I’ll probably bake an apple pie later today. However, my parents are also...
Homestead Blog Hop #161

Homestead Blog Hop #161

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! This week, my focus has been on building raised beds in my garden. I had planned to get started a lot sooner, but I still have a lot of clearing that needs done from the summer. Between the heat, rain, and being very pregnant, weeds...
Homestead Blog Hop #160

Homestead Blog Hop #160

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! There’s not much to report from the homestead this week. We did pay off one of our credit cards, which I’m pretty excited about. Every bit of debt that we pay off is one step closer to self-sufficiency and independence. ...
Homestead Blog Hop #159

Homestead Blog Hop #159

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! I hope everyone had a Happy Halloween. At my son’s request, we went to trunk or treat at a local church. I’ve always gone trick or treating in a nearby neighborhood, so I was surprised he wanted to pass that up for a...
Homestead Blog Hop #158

Homestead Blog Hop #158

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 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...