Category Archives: Homesteading

Review of “Modern Pioneering”


I just got through with reading the book “Modern Pioneering” by Georgia Pellegrini. And let me tell you, I LOVED it! This is exactly my type of book. She doesn’t go into too many of those homesteading subjects that are … Continue reading

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Two year tornado anniversary


It’s been two years since the tornado changed our lives. Looking back today, I see there were many blessings that have risen up out of that enormous trial. Sometimes in life, you make choices that you think are the right … Continue reading

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No Excuses


I know, I know…no excuses from me on NOT writing since May! You guys know the drill, anyway. Moving into the new house, getting settled, decorating, school starting, etc….etc…. I sometimes run across something I REALLY want to blog about, … Continue reading

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Pancake the Pig Harrah February 2011-August 2011


Pancake the Pig Harrah¬†met a timely death on August of 2011. He was a gentle soul, that ate his owners out of house and home. Weighing over 220 pounds, he is sure to supply an abundant amount of sustenance to … Continue reading

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The much awaited Tornado edition


Well, folks! It really is a miracle that I am able to write this post today. We survived an F3¬†tornado that hit Greene County, Tennessee last Wednesday at around 10:56 p.m. We lost almost all that we own, but the … Continue reading

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Making Butter From Fresh Cow’s Milk


My TINY amount of butter from an $8 gallon of milk~ I was SO excited to find a local source for fresh cow’s milk and grass fed beef the other day. I rushed over to meet the lady, and brought … Continue reading

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Bee Edition


We finally got the news that our bees would be ready for pick up today. All 20,000 of them! WOW~ We never seem to gradually ease into things around here. We just head full force into it, and let the … Continue reading

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