You’d think things would slow down sooner or later

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At least now I'm starting to can in earnest. Today, I started seeding out some Leelanau Sweetglo watermelons (before they go bad in the greenhouse!) They have a nice, thick rind and while I...

We woke up to -7 yesterday morning

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So I was kind of surprised when it had warmed up to 5 above, Will asked if I wanted to go down and split a truckload of firewood. What the heck — I put...

Don’t look now, but winter’s on the way

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From temperatures in the sixties, we've been having highs in the low thirties along with wind, rain, and snow. Luckily, we have lots of projects to do inside on those days like canning, seeding...

We can’t stop COVID-19 but we can bring in firewood and save seeds

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With all the unrest and worry around the country, it's no wonder doctors are seeing a spike in depression, countrywide. But I feel lucky; as homesteaders, Will and I have real world things to...

We just dodged a blizzard by a few miles

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We knew we were going to get hit by a big snow storm and rushed around to get ready as they were forecasting up to eight inches of snow. There are always things to...