"Cultivating the Homestead Community" So do you have those posts ready to share? Let's get started! Friday also happened to be Prairie Girl's 3rd birthday, so we had a fun weekend of celebrating. Most all of her gifts were farm-themed-- and she couldn't have been happier. The poor kid doesn't stand a chance. ;) What happened on your homestead this week? Ready to share those links? This hop is hosted by The Prairie Homestead … [Read more...] about Homestead Barn Hop #109
Archives for April 2013
For me, one of the keys to cooking real food is to have a pantry stocked with real food 'building blocks' that I have prepared ahead of time. I always have a supply of homemade broth/stock, home-canned tomato sauce, applesauce, pickles, and multiple other items. It makes it easy to put together a real-food meal without spending 6 hours in the kitchen each and every day. I love cooking with dried beans (black beans, red beans, pinto beans, … [Read more...] about How to Can Dry Beans
"Cultivating the Homestead Community" I'm still doing a little dance over all the moisture we received last week in the form of 3 solid days of SNOW! The roads were closed, the schools were closed... It was wonderful. And now it's melting and we have puddles... Big, glorious, muddy, puddles. If you've never lived in an area affected by drought, then you are probably thinking that I sound pretty crazy right now. But God most definitely heard … [Read more...] about Homestead Barn Hop #108
Congrats to Nichole H.- the giveaway winner! As I look outside my window at the several feet of snow covering my yard and pasture, it's hard to believe that gardening season is right around the corner... But I know that before long, the snow will have melted into the ground and I'll be in the thick of garden preparations. There was recently a lively discussion over on The Prairie Homestead Facebook page where folks were chatting about … [Read more...] about Seeds of the Month Giveaway!