Homesteading 

What is Homesteading? “Homesteading is a lifestyle of self-sufficiency. It is characterized by subsistence agriculture, home preservation of foodstuffs, and it may or may not also involve the small scale production of textiles, clothing, and craftwork for household use or sale. Modern homesteaders often…

Wildcrafting 

  What is Wildcrafting? “Wildcrafting is the practice of harvesting plants from their natural, or “wild” habitat, for food or medicinal purposes. It applies to uncultivated plants wherever they may be found, and is not necessarily limited to wilderness areas. Ethical considerations are often…

My Herbal Studies

When I’m not homeschooling my children, working in my gardens, or making something with my hands, you can find me curled up in my comfy bed studying about herbs. My journey with herbs began around 2008, not long after my third child was born,…

Gardening for the first time…

It was in the fall of  2015 when I decided to plant a spring/summer garden. My goal was to feed my family fresh fruits and veggies all summer long, preserve and can foods for winter, save lots of money, and steer clear of chemicals….

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