Today will be the unseasonably warmest day we have had this year when it hits around 87 degrees Fahrenheit by 4pm. In talking with some of my fellow farm aficionados it takes all our strength not to get to planting because it is just gorgeous outside. But while it’s still too early to plant unless you are starting seeds inside, there are other things that you can be doing to get ready. … [Read more...] about Making Hay While the Sun Shines
French Bread Pizza! So easy to make that you wonder why you don't make it more often! This is one treat that my kids always requested when we were looking for a quick meal. Budget wise, this version of pizza is way cheaper than the better pizza chains and tastes AMAZING compared to budget $5 pizza. Check out the recipe below and then comment back what your favorite toppings would be! … [Read more...] about French Bread Pizza
My first seeds arrived in the mail this weekend! As I read the back of each little packet almost every single one said that I could start my seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before my last frost. Last frost? I needed to remember what my zone was as well as look up my last frost date. I used https://garden.org/nga/zipzone/ to confirm that I am in zone 7b. My date of last frost is April 10. I took my trusty … [Read more...] about Planting a seed!
Not everyone grew up on a farm with learning opportunities like baling hay or shucking corn. Many of us interested in homesteading are curious for this lifestyle to get away from the hustle and bustle of where we are now. While the chance to move out to the country might still be several years away for now, here are 5 introductory and crucial skills to learn with a level up skill for those over … [Read more...] about 5 Homesteading Skills to Learn Now
When you first consider the possibility of making a move out to the country, you start daydreaming about what your home would be like, the kinds of animals you would keep and the vegetables you would plant. I used to spend so much time looking at available properties on Zillow and Trulia, that I got the phone apps so that I could check whenever I wanted to. I would search in a zip code that I … [Read more...] about R-E-N-T- Why it’s better to rent for a first-time homesteader
Happy New Year!! It’s going to be a great one because I refuse to let anything outside my home get me down! My main purpose of beginning this blog was to share my experiences making the move from the city to the country. When we moved, it was because an opportunity came to us with a financial benefit that we had only dreamed would ever be available to us. We wanted our dream so bad that we … [Read more...] about 5 Things to Organize Now to Move to the Country