Pallet and Park Bench Hay Feeder

Pallet and Park Bench Hay Feeder

We’re having a mini heat wave here in Ohio (above-freezing temps two days in a row). So, since we had help with the boys yesterday, Tom & I finally found time to build a new hay feeder and I’m really proud of our handiwork! I sourced the materials, designed it...
Josie (6.20.03 – 11.15.17)

Josie (6.20.03 – 11.15.17)

When I’m not hanging out with family, I enjoy alone time and friends who are low maintenance. The kind you might only talk to once in awhile, but with whom you can always pick up right where you left off. Josie was that kind of friend. When she was mad she would...
Fall Farm Update (2017)

Fall Farm Update (2017)

Two months since my last post and I’m so happy to be writing again. I really enjoy using this blog as a journal and an outlet to share what’s going on at the farm and in our lives! Things have gotten a little (ok, a lot) more hectic around here lately with the...
A Promise of Pokeberry Dye

A Promise of Pokeberry Dye

I first heard about pokeweed in one of my Facebook homesteading groups. Someone there had posted a photo of a plant like the one I had just noticed growing between our two little cabins by the pond. It seemed to spring up overnight and was over three and a half feet...