Before Your First Seed Is Planted

This is going to be the year I actually start my real homestead garden. I had all kinds of ideas, of which fruits and vegetables I wanted to grow. I fantasied about apple trees and rows of corn. Oh I was so naive. My original list of items I wanted was so long. It had... Continue Reading →

Making Dough

I have dreamed of owning a KitchenAide mixer for several years now. I wanted it to make homemade buttercream frosting, for cake decorating. However, I just couldn't justified the cost with the amount of cakes I was making. That fantasy was pushed aside and continued to use my hand mixer. Then I started getting really... Continue Reading →

Building a homestead doesn't magically appear overnight. It is a lot of work and planning. As you know our first step was to buy the land. Now we are in the process of building our new home. So, what do I do in the meantime? Well, I am learning new skills and trying to be... Continue Reading →

Five years ago my family and I moved to Barnstead, NH; everyone thought we were crazy moving to the middle of no where. We had lived in a few towns in NH and we just were sick of society. We wanted a better place for a children to grow up. We wanted to try to... Continue Reading →

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