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 [...]

today we unschooled.

today we unschooled.

I spy with my little eye, a precious 2 year old is his element.  stone never cares if it's cold or raining outside, he just wants to go "ouch-side." i try to do independent play daily, and when the weather is nice, it makes things much easier. but on a rainy day, I'm more reluctant. [...]

starting our garden + rain catch barrels

starting our garden + rain catch barrels

yep. after living here for almost a year, we are starting our first garden. things to still do: research the best method for our raised metal garden beds research food that can grow starting in May research and find local plant starters we can accumulate from locals and friends find time to garden . . [...]

my 33rd birthday

my 33rd birthday

the birthday recap on the blog is always so fun, because it's sharing when we do all the fun things on purpose. with an excuse. with happy moods and calm spirits. with flexible schedules and lowered expectation. with surprise texts and calls. well, surprises in general. with spontaneous songs and giggles. it's the best. yesterday [...]

Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day

BEST JOB I'VE EVER HAD. it's not lost on me how sacred and important and fragile the mother-child relationship is. I cherish each day I get to walk in this role. Happy Mother's Day to all you beautiful people!

what was done to us, was done to them.

what was done to us, was done to them.

[Dr. Nicole LePera's words, not mine] Awakening is about coming to the painful realization that we’ve been deeply conditioned. And a vast majority of this conditioning comes from parents + caregivers. For years we walk around unconscious, sleep walking. Viewing ourselves as the ego concept of who you are. “I am smart” “I’m not good [...]