my homesteading journey

My homesteading journey is a rough road traveled sometimes.   Sometimes it feels like there just isn’t enough hours in the day.   Some days on the homestead leave me feeling overwhelmed and tired, yet others leave me with a sense of satisfaction like nothing else can.   I runContinue Reading

20 Super Informative Homestead Resources You Should Know About

Homestead resources are available everywhere. Sometimes it is hard to filter through them all to find the best information. Homesteaders use resources for everything. They watch YouTube videos, read blog posts, look at Facebook and Twitter to see what others are doing. We spend countless hours on Pinterest in searchContinue Reading

Top 10 Florida Gardening Challenges

There are definitely gardening challenges when you live in Florida!   In the northern climates if you need to know when and where to plant pretty much any seeds or bulbs you simply look it up online or read the back of a seed packet.   Full sun means 6Continue Reading

5 Way Homesteading Teaches Kids

Homesteading is a way of life for many families. Raising kids while homesteading is a wonderful opportunity for kids to learn valuable life lessons that they will take with them into adulthood. Truth be told, homesteading teaches kids!  Below are 5 ways that show how that happens. 5 Ways Homesteading TeachesContinue Reading

simple asparagus recipes to make last minute

There are thousands of recipes online for asparagus, everything from soup to sides. Sometimes I look for simple and easy recipes with very little steps involved that still produce a yummy side for my dinners. Here are some very simple asparagus recipes for you to try with your family from myContinue Reading

Preserving asparagus is easy with this step by step method for three ways to preserve your harvest!

Preparing and preserving asparagus can be done in three ways.  After harvesting asparagus, you should wash it and discard any tough bottoms. Next, get rid of the scales that have developed around the bottoms of the spears. A potato peeler works great for this. Finally, decide how you wish toContinue Reading