Tag: homesteader

lessons learned: you gotta deconstruct to reconstruct

When my teenage daughter came home after a slumber party in late November and declared she’d like to move to the lower level of our house, I celebrated. . .then I realized all the work that would need to be done before that opportunity… Continue Reading “lessons learned: you gotta deconstruct to reconstruct”

rainy days got you down? ideas for gardeners on a rainy day

It seems that we no longer have snow in winter where I live–Winter brings with her cold rain now, and for us natives, it is depressing.  I am taking measures to “work through” the impact of global warming on my home town, and some… Continue Reading “rainy days got you down? ideas for gardeners on a rainy day”

necessities and guilty pleasures for the gardener

So we covered this topic for homesteaders (click here for Part 1 and Part 2), and now that I’m spending my free time outside, I thought we’d give the gardeners their due!  Here are a few gifts and gadgets I love to use when… Continue Reading “necessities and guilty pleasures for the gardener”