“I am so excited! I have begun to plan for my very first garden. After asking my homesteading friends a bunch of questions, and doing lots of reading online and in my books, I am ready to jump into the game and see how I do.”
A step-by-step “How To” on making fresh butter an easy way.
“I explained that I wanted to start a garden, but I didn’t know where to even begin. All I had was a big yard, ready and waiting. They both told me that really I should have had it “turned over” by now, meaning tilled up and rows ready. I guess it’s good to let it sit exposed to the weather for a few months before you plant in it. Immediately I felt behind on my project.”
“I don’t know about you, but increasingly I am finding that my thoughts are leading me into more of a survival mode. Ever since the stock market plunged this past September, I have become obsessed with the possibility of another Great Depression.”
Here are two methods for canning whole kernel corn.
“Mrs. Clint shared with us a little more about the corn frolic. Not only were they going to be picking the corn, but they were also going to be grinding it to make cornmeal. She showed me three different types of corn grinders that they would be using, all from different eras.”
“It’s Apple Pickin’ Time, and last weekend I had my first experience picking apples. My good friend, Mrs. Addy, called me Saturday, and told me that they were picking apples and invited me to come join in. I was so excited! Me and Jada jumped in the van and went to meet them…”
“I was pleasantly surprised that both kids AND hubby loved it! This is a keeper in my home for sure. A cheap crown pleaser, my kind of meal!”
More homesteading tips and advice from my friend over at Butterberry Farm.
My little Jada was shucking corn for the first time. But she wasn’t in it for the corn, no, she was on a hunt… for worms!