gardening · Homestead

How to get an early start on your GARDEN

Crazy spring weather requires a bit of ingenuity! Here are some tips for starting or growing three different plants indoors.

chickens · family · gardening · home school · Homestead

Early Learning~Outdoor Play

We don’t have much near where we live.  The closest library is 30 minutes away.  Pretty much any business is at least 30 minutes away.  So, we’ve learned to enjoy what we do have at home. I’ve started to notice just how much more our son learns with everyday activities…especially when he plays outdoors.  It…… Continue reading Early Learning~Outdoor Play

gardening · home school · Homestead

Regrowing Romaine Lettuce

I received some lettuce in one of our recent shipments from Home Chef.  It was perfect on the sandwich we had and I wanted more of it for future meals.  So, I decided to try regrowing it from the base of the lettuce. Here are the easy steps I used and you can too!: Save…… Continue reading Regrowing Romaine Lettuce

chickens · family · gardening · Homestead

Are You Garden Ready?

We have had some pretty great weather over the past few weeks.  The spring like days were sprinkled in throughout the weeks and made winter much more tolerable.  I was able to do some garden cleanup and even rake up approximately 1,749 tumbleweeds…give or take a few.  I’m hoping to get the garden tilled up…… Continue reading Are You Garden Ready?

Dinner · gardening · healthy · Homestead · Lunch · Recipes

Soups On!

The days are getting cooler (or at least the mornings are) and I’m ready for fall!  I am also looking to drop a few pounds so I decided to give Weight Watchers The Classic Garden Vegetable Soup a try.  I found it in the weightwatchers 50th anniversary cookbook (one of my favorite cookbooks). To be…… Continue reading Soups On!