The Sunshine Award is given from one blogger to other bloggers who “are positive and creatively inspire others in the blogosphere.” It is simply paying it forward by acknowledging those whose writing you admire.
Someone harvested something from my yard without asking and they left a note on my front porch letting me know. Here is what I think about it.
Parking strips are undervalued real estate primed for planting edibles. But there are at least two potential problems with growing in a space that technically does not belong to the homeowner. Here is how to overcome those problems and grow food anyway.
Have you ever met one of your all-time favorite heroes? How did you feel? Giddy? Nervous? Terrified? Here’s my story of chatting with two of the early pioneers of the modern homestead movement.
One of the most enjoyable things about growing your own food is sharing it with others. Last year I made strawberry jam and red currant preserves. I was so excited to give them as gifts. But what if the gift recipients don’t appreciate them? Making Homegrown & Homemade Strawberry Jam It was a bumper crop…
The winter solstice is a special time of year that occurs during the winter holiday season. Find out what the solstice is and how you can honor it like ancient cultures may have done.
Have you read about the history of the Christmas tree? As with most holiday traditions, the Christmas tree takes a winding path through various time periods and peoples to become the brilliant family ritual we practice today.
We’re in the depths of the hustle-and-bustle winter holiday season, and traditions abound this time of year. What are the roots of these traditions and how can they guide us in feeling grateful for the place in which we live?