Our gardens are doing fantastic

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We're so happy to have our gardens looking so good. Sure, the corn in the North garden is a bit spotty and a few melons had to be replanted as the vines got wind-blown...

Our trailer/bridge gets dismantled and I’m doing germination tests on seeds

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On the nicer days of this late winter season, Will and I have been out dismantling our new, old mobile home. Boy what a mess! We're salvaging a lot; some interior paneling for the...

The last campfire of the year was for burning my cast iron pans

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We love sitting around the campfire at night. There's just something comforting about those flickering flames and the smell of pine smoke. Maybe it's the Native in us? But this time, I had more...

Q and A: canning dense foods and black cherries

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Canning dense foods I put up many different things for our family. My rule of thumb is always process for the ingredient which has the longest time associated with it, such meat in pasta sauce...

Winter keeps hanging on

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Here it is, the first week of April and we've still got plenty of snow on the ground and the highs this week have barely reached 30 degrees. (I've checked photos from years back...