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
I’m still trying to catch up on last year’s canning, so it seems a little crazy that possibly in six weeks I could be planting seeds on this year’s garden. Time to get the freezer cleaned out for sure! Also, we usually get a quarter beef from dad in February, so that makes the need…… Continue reading Winter jam
Today was the first day above freezing in 14 days. In that time, we had Christmas, New Years, kids got sick, grandma passed away, and I got a new niece. We laid grandma to rest next to grandpa yesterday in single digit temperatures at their beloved New Port cemetery. For the non family blog readers,…… Continue reading 14 days below freezing