On Sunday, most of my family and I traveled through Tennessee and into Kentucky to visit the sweetest farm and home to Silly Goats Soap Co. It was a totally unexpected continuation of our decision to start a small dairy goat herd on our five acres of land. We returned home with two adorable Lamancha … Continue reading Backward Thinking…Why Do We Want Bigger Homes and Less Land?
We currently have a second grader in our home. She is a very eager student, and it is such fun to teach her. Our school year is winding down, and it has been a good one. I love being in control of my children's education, especially considering some of the new scheduling constraints we are … Continue reading Our Simple Homeschool Schedule || 2nd Grade
Spring blessings to you! The weather is warming up in our neck of the woods, and it is so nice to welcome spring! We personally believe this is the beginning of the year according to our Creator, and it is so nice seeing everything come back to life! This is the first early spring that … Continue reading Welcoming Spring on our Small Homestead
Dear friends, I hope you have had a lovely week. It has been a rather ordinary week over here, but there is such goodness in the ordinary, isn't there? I thought I'd give you a short rundown of what we've been up to. Homemaking and teaching have taken up the bulk of my time, which … Continue reading A Weekly Glimpse into Our Home || 1st of 2021
Friends, I hope you've had a lovely weekend and are stepping into the week with joy! We have so much to be thankful for. My husband and I were able to sneak away a couple of days ago to finish up shopping for our son's 11th birthday next week. It was so much fun! My … Continue reading Our Homestead Goals 2021
We have enjoyed a slow and simple January in our home, and it has been absolutely perfect. Not that our home life is "perfect," but it is pretty wonderful. I'm determined to make my home a sanctuary from the outside world. I want to combat the noise with the good and the lovely. The Lord … Continue reading A Slow and Simple January
Ah, it's almost time to start some seeds!This is one of my favorite times of the year. Planting a garden represents so much hope for the future!Last year was the first time I had a decent seed starting set up, and I would love to share it with you! It was simple, inexpensive, and a … Continue reading How to Start Seeds Indoors + I’d Love to Send You Some Seeds!
This world is a confusing place, isn't it? I must admit that I've had trouble navigating my thoughts this year. There are times that I've felt very downtrodden. I'm sure many of you can relate.During this time (and always, really) I want to walk in God's will for my life. I know that safety is … Continue reading Give Me Your Desires