The kids had fun staying in a motel as we all got together to celebrate mom’s 70th birthday. Grandma and grandpa’s house will be officially sold at the end of the week so we had one last visit. I canned 14 pints of tomato juice. Easter fun. We’re expecting 2-3″ of snow today. It’s been…… Continue reading March photo dump
I couldn’t take it anymore so the kids and I started lettuce, onions and potatoes. I am so ready for fresh food. I did have to fix some of Colton’s planting, though. 🤣 The onions and lettuce are in the greenhouse. I’m trying out a grow bag from Gurneys on the onions. I planted the…… Continue reading Fresh food
Yesterday, I was outside in a t-shirt doing this…. Today…enough snow flurries for some fantastic ambient snow and photos, but ground temps were warm enough that it pretty much melted on contact.
Four months ago, this 16×8 carport was stuffed full of wood. It’s a little sad looking now. The weather in March is pretty perfect for cutting wood in my opinion, so it’s time to start restocking, since we burn wood all year round. Since I hate cutting wood after about the second week of May…… Continue reading Time to restock
Spring dreaming after 48 hours stuck in the house and googling “how to clean vomit out of carpets.” Has anyone tried grow tubs? I think I’m going to order two and try them out for onions and garlic. I’ve been plotting out my raised beds all day and am ready for warm weather!
School is sucking up quite a bit of my time so here is a quick two week recap. Piper turned 2. I went with a group led by our pastor to build survival shelters at a homeless camp in East St. Louis. Hopefully I’ll have a more in depth post on that later. I met…… Continue reading Catch up