https://youtu.be/YagaLcK5ydI What a year it's been! It has been a huge season of learning for me. For the past several years, I have tried to grow more of our own food, and now it is time for me to learn how to preserve it! Click on the above video if you would like to learn … Continue reading What I Preserved This Year | My First Year Canning!
https://youtu.be/XdivE17vVn8 Good morning, friends! I hope you are having a lovely weekend so far. Last week I filmed a garden tour for my YouTube channel, and I wanted to share it with you. Overall the garden is doing well. I've realized that I will need to plant even more next year if I want to … Continue reading July Garden Tour 2022
Hello friends, I hope you are doing well! It has been a nice summer over here so far. I'm settling into learning how to can and preserve produce from my garden, which has been nice. My green beans haven't produced as much as I had hoped so far. I have a few more planting just … Continue reading Lessons in Contentment
https://youtu.be/5t4l1lvOd9Q I think we are finished with new garden spaces for this year. I think. Well, with the exception of the greenhouse we hope to put up later this summer. That should be a fun project! We recently put in a new in ground garden, and I sure do hope that it produces well! I … Continue reading Starting an In Ground Garden
Yesterday morning I woke up excited to start the day! The Lord had given me another wonderful opportunity to serve my family. First thing, I padded into the kitchen to check on the grape jelly I had canned the evening before. Hmm. Something looked funny. While the jelly I put directly in the refrigerator had … Continue reading When Homemaking Goes Wrong
https://youtu.be/hZDNw4dxWJQ Garden planning is so much fun! I really enjoy putting all of my dreams and plans on a piece of paper. Then with the help of my husband and sons, they come to life! While we actually have tilled and planted this space already (I knew I needed to get it in quickly!) I … Continue reading In Ground Garden Plans + Flowers Around Our Homestead
https://youtu.be/UDp-HTw7SHY Oh friends, I am so stinking tired! I just spent all morning spreading compost and planting our in ground garden. I just have two small rows of corn left to plant. I sent a text to my husband just now asking if he can pick up some more for me. I want to make … Continue reading Raised Bed Garden Tour | #3 of 2022
Happy Sabbath, friends. The air is cool today, and I'm actually sitting outside in a light sweater. It is glorious, I tell you. As much as I love the growing season, there is just something so nice about wearing a soft sweater or a warm knit skirt. I guess these are a few reasons why … Continue reading Sabbath Thoughts | The Beauty of Simplicity