one precious life

we get one life. one precious life. and it’s easy slip into a grind of living OUR one life for someone else. no more. be brave. be courageous. know your worth. take that job. quit that job. end that friendship. start a new one. leave that dude! say yes to that nice guy! say no [...]

steady faith, steady home.

steady faith, steady home.

we started our little baby homestead in may. it’s humble. it’s beginner. it’s exciting. it’s what we were made for. we are doing it for these babes and all the babes after them. we are making up for lost time; constantly feeling overwhelmed and like we are playing catch up. trying to beat the ever-dooming [...]

cancelling Netflix?

cancelling Netflix?

I've done a lot of growing and changing this year. I am journaling through the months to help me with my memory. and I want to share these things with you. things I've removed completely from my life and the things I've added in as replacements. one thing we decided to cancel was Netflix. we [...]

meet-cute anniversary ; )

meet-cute anniversary ; )

AUGUST 29 ❤ it's one of my most favorite days to celebrate! it's our meet-cute day ; ) the day where two unsuspecting main characters in what often feels like a sitcom, had a chance first meeting on a beach in southern maryland, exchanged some sarcastic jokes, and went to bed not realizing we had [...]

our first BABY CHICKS are on the way!

our first BABY CHICKS are on the way!

we just purchased our very first batch of baby chicks! scheduled to arrive September 14! we have TONS, I mean TONS of prep work still to do. In fact, I would argue and admit, we haven't prepped at all. We have tons of ideas and things waiting in the amazon cart, but we haven't pulled [...]

staring is caring! (story update)

staring is caring! (story update)

I could stare at this angel all day long. I know that sounds weird, but she has come so far in her 305 days of life. I can't wait to know her more, to talk with her, to love her even more, to guide her heart. some days are hard because she CAN'T talk right [...]

Starting My Sourdough Starter!

IT’S BREAD-MAKING TIME! soooo, over the last week I took a stab at starting my own sourdough starter, and I kinda failed but I also kinda succeeded. If you plan to try this, definitely so all your own research; this is far from a tutorial lol This is me trying really really hard to be [...]

9 month update – Story Capri

9 month update – Story Capri

baby girl turned 9 months yesterday. she's scooting backwards, she's babbling, she's grabbing everything and holding tight, she's shaking her head "no", she's playing peek a boo, she's taking two naps, she's sleeping through the night, she's eating solids three times a day, she's nursing and taking bottles with my pumped milk, she's sitting up, [...]

prepping the compost + weekly chores + NEW CHANNEL

prepping the compost + weekly chores + NEW CHANNEL

oh, hey there. if you're into youtube videos on beginner homesteads, PLEASE support us. we just started our channel: Steady Faith Steady Home. sharing our journey as we make our homebody dreams come true! I feel so much more productive at the beginning of the week. It's truly amazing. Monday I think I prepped and [...]