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…

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…

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…