The Eggs Are Back In Town

The Eggs Are Back In Town

homesteading in the winter is slow and frustrating. I laugh at us (me and my husband) sometimes (even though some days I wanna cry) because both of our hearts are in full-blown homestead mode, but we are so beginner that we have 9 times out of 10 put the cart before the horse on almost [...]

i must remember

my thoughts are many but words are few today. and I want to be called to open up my mouth and speak - and I haven't been called yet, so here I rest. I wait. However, I wanted to share something. Something that represents my heart today. perhaps my own words will spill onto these [...]

raising meat birds – part 2

raising meat birds – part 2

I'm very very aware that raising meat birds is either second nature to some or foreign territory for most, there's really no in between! so if you landed on this blog post, welcome. I hope you'll stick around! this is part two of raising meat birds. you can read part one here. MOVING FROM BROODER [...]

raising meat birds – part 1

raising meat birds – part 1

today I wanna write out all the things we did to prepare for our meat birds! TO RAISE OR NOT TO RAISE: first, we decided - is this what we want to do? we have several local farms that sell whole chickens for a good, fair price. some of the farms stick to only non-gmo [...]

5 Homemade Food Delights!

5 Homemade Food Delights!

Hi everyone! I had some pretty high expectations for myself this year in regards to the kitchen. I wanted to really conquer home-cooking, scratch-cooking, all things homemade. I still have lots to learn and lots to try, but today I wanted to share 5 homemade food delights I've added to our menu that maybe you [...]

joy-filled prep day!

joy-filled prep day!

as I've shared, we are very **baby new** to keeping the sabbath. and naturally, as with all new and different things we add to our lives, the adjustment has been uncomfortable. I've heard it said, and the Father is slowly revealing this to me as well, that by preparing ahead of time for major tasks [...]

our garden a year later

our garden a year later

when we bought our home, we were delighted to find these raised beds right below our kitchen window in the backyard. we had no intention of ever gardening in them, but we thought they were cute and added charm. here's how they stood a year ago. filled with leaves and the original soil and weeds [...]

is sabbath Saturday or Sunday?

is sabbath Saturday or Sunday?

ah, yes. the modern-day argument. should we be celebrating and observing the Sabbath on Saturday or Sunday? what does scripture say? why do most American reformed churches have services on Sunday? first, I highly recommend "Come out of her, my people" to read a scriptural, historical explanation and research commentary on the origins of Sunday [...]

shabbat shalom

shabbat shalom

the slow down. rest. for six days, we work. we multitask. we make the lists. we cross off the lists. we shop. we cook. we clean.  now day seven is here, and we rest. completely. this design is still for today. this gift was given by the Father, and after years of not knowing, not [...]