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Blackberry Foraging in the Florida Heat

This video is over 3 years old but it was deleted when my blog was accidentally deleted. I’m just now getting around to adding it back. It was a fun video to shoot and we had a great time making it. I was pregnant with Anna at the time but it was super, super hot so that wasn’t so fun.

Picking Muscadine Grapes

It’s August and I have the canning bug. I’ve wanted to can for a long time but considering my old kitchen had a useable counter space of about 30 inches (yep, 30 inches) I literally had no where TO can. Well, those days are gone and I now have a beautiful, spacious kitchen. Yes, we remodeled it and it is 80% complete! Back to canning.

The Absolute Easiest Way to Grow Tomatoes

God bless my husband. Every time he steps outside to plant something or experiment with seeds I freak out and try to stop him. I don’t know what it is about gardening but it brings out this raging perfectionist in me. Horrible, I know. I just have this image in my head of what a garden should look like…

My Homesteading Goals for 2012

Okay, I know it’s March but it’s never too late to make a yearly goals list, right?! Here are my goals for the year that will hopefully move my family towards a more prepared self-sufficient lifestyle: