Black walnuts have a bit of a bad reputation, not for their taste, but for the amount of work it takes to harvest them, the stain they can leave behind, and because the nuts grow new trees very easily ( a problem for some, not for others). This fall, we decided to put their taste… Continue reading Harvesting Black Walnuts
Okay, maybe it wasn’t tomatoes galore, but we still had a good year with our tomatoes. It just dawned on me that I never wrote about what we did with our tomatoes and I said I would. I’m sorry for failing you 🙂 But better late than never, right?
How we will be growing our skills together, as a family in 2017, and why skills matter when it comes to self-sufficiency
We want to wish you all a very happy holiday season! We’ve been MIA here on the blog for the better part of the month, but wanted to let you know that we are still here 🙂 The past few weeks have been filled with preparation and celebration of the Christmas season, so between that… Continue reading Happy Holidays!
Celebrating fall and some anniversaries on the homestead!
What we have taken away from this year’s gardening, and a few things we’ll be doing differently in the future. If you want to garden or store your own food, there might be some things you can learn from our failures!