After a week of rain and cold, the sun is shining

11
It sure makes one feel better when the sun comes out after a long period of rain! Yesterday I went out and pulled some nice rutabagas and began washing, peeling, and getting them ready...

We’re finally getting some hay in

42
After such a rainy end to the drought, Will has finally been able to get hay cut and baled. On Friday, he, David, and Blake put about 150 square bales into the barn and...

Our asparagus is shooting up

24
So guess what we had for dinner last night? Yep, we pigged out on our favorite spring treat, creamed asparagus on toast. (I ate four pieces!) Not exactly diet food but my oh my,...

I canned on my new stove for the first time

15
What a trip! The stove heated perfectly even though I had to light it with a lighter not the electronic ignition. (Still don't have a pure sine wave inverter … but soon!) The quarts...

We do plan on having a fall homestead seminar

23
Due to lots of requests, Will and I have decided to do what may be (due to our age, etc.) our last seminar. It will be held August 28th, 29th, and 30th. As usual,...