The second half of our journey along the Mississippi River took us to Natchez, Vicksburg, Memphis, and back to St. Louis before we headed through Chicago and back home to Wisconsin. It was quite a road trip!
It’s been several months now since we took our road trip, and I have still not written about our adventure! (Probably because it would have been a book, all of the details were so fresh in my mind!) I ‘ll be breaking this story up into two portions because there is just so much to… Continue reading Lower Mississippi River Road Trip (Part 1)
Homesteading burnout is a real thing. The decision to start homesteading isn’t one taken lightly by anybody, and it’s no surprise that it can be stressful. The question is, how do you deal with that stress, and what are steps you can take to help reduce it or avoid it in the future?
I love seeing the things that our homesteading kids get excited about! Greenhouses, seeds, pruning trees, chickens… even making maple syrup!
There are a lot of different aspects to planning a garden. There were a few I had nearly been afraid to tackle up until this last week. Seed starting dates, frost dates, and how much to plant in order to feed our family for a year… all things that seemed somewhat elusive to me until now! Praying that our plans this year provide us with our best garden yet!
What would you do if you had time for a mini-at-home-vacation? I took the time to work on some home improvements!