Spring has not sprung..

Well, it's officially the first day of spring..  The day we've all been waiting for.  And I'm desperately clinging onto the hope that today is not a representation of how this spring is going to go.. I had everything all planned out.  When to start seeds and what seeds for later transplanting were on their … Continue reading Spring has not sprung..

You know you’re a homesteader when:

You know you're a homesteader when:     You have more work clothes than dress clothes ~ You're more excited about seed catalogs than current event magazines ~ You'd rather be doing yard work than sitting inside all day  ~ ANIMALS decide how early you get up ~ 30 minutes to the nearest store is … Continue reading You know you’re a homesteader when:

2 year anniversary!!!

Exactly two years and one day ago, my family landed back in the good old USA after spending 3 years in Germany because of the Military.  The 9 hour flight was terrible with bad turbulence!  But despite that, it was good to be home. When we landed in America, there was a crowd of people … Continue reading 2 year anniversary!!!

My crazy February

Well, the 'new year new me' motto has REALLY been taken for a test drive this month as I embark on a new and unfamiliar world..  Dating.  The month started out with a trip to one of our many ice festivals around here, where I got to watch frozen people with chainsaws carve ice into … Continue reading My crazy February

5 things I’m thankful for this year!

With thanksgiving just two days away, I decided to do a post about thankfulness.  My lovely mother always made my brother and I write out a list of things or people we were thankful for from November first to thanksgiving.  Something my brother and I thought of as a nightmare in homeschooling, we despised the … Continue reading 5 things I’m thankful for this year!

Three days of snow, two bowls of stew, and a possum in a Christmas tree..

So, I couldn't help but take pictures when the first snow hit last Wednesday and brag about how beautiful this place is when under a thin blanket of snow.  It only lasted a day before the sun came out to melt it.  Not to worry though, it snowed again, only to be melted again.  And … Continue reading Three days of snow, two bowls of stew, and a possum in a Christmas tree..

Three cats VS one mouse

So the other night before bed, I watched a mouse run into my room right past my feet.  A normal sight here.  The cats love to bring mice up from the basement and let them loose as a game of, well, cat and mouse.. So in my room the mouse went..  I brought the big … Continue reading Three cats VS one mouse