Killing Our Dinner: What Homesteading is All About

We finally did it. We dispatched, dressed, and cooked our first homegrown rabbit. Actually, it was Brian who did all that. I just watched. Barely. We did this months back before we moved to our new homestead but things got crazy busy and I forgot to tell you about it.

Tour Our Paid-For Suburban Homestead

We did it! We closed on our first paid-for property! It’s not our forever homestead (it’s only a quarter acre and it’s not farm land) but it is a great starter property. We paid $14,000 and that included a quarter acre of land, well, septic, existing power pole, carport, and patio. Notice I did not mention the house. We didn’t pay for the house because the house not worth anything.

5 Documentaries You Must Watch

I’m a documentary junkie. You can keep your cable TV and expensive movie tickets- give me a documentary and I’m good for the evening. I love them because you learn about the world around you rather than just being mindlessly entertained. Don’t get me wrong- these documentaries are entertaining and even more so because they’re real.

Anna’s Home Birth Story

Not sure if you’ve noticed but I’ve been MIA for the past couple of months. Here’s why… I’ve been brewing up this little munchkin. Her name is Anna and after 3 1/2 hours she was born at home on October 17 at 8:37 pm weighing in at 7 lbs. 4 oz. This is the story is of how she came into the world.