Fresh new ideas from our homestead to yours



Photo Editing Fun for FREE!

If you like taking photos then my guess is you probably enjoy editing them as well! Okay, maybe that was a long shot? I know a lot of us like to take photos but then they just sit in a folder on our computers until we “get around” to actually editing, printing and sharing them either hanging them up or mailing them off to family. Am I right?! So, my […]


Corn on the Cob - Cooked in the crockpot!

Don’t want to heat up your kitchen by boiling your corn on the cob? Cook it in the crockpot instead! It fast & simple! I leave mine in the husks but I wash and cut off the tops. Put them in the crockpot cover with water put the lid on. Cook on high for 2 hours. 3 simple steps and while you fold some laundry, help your kids with their […]


DIY Craftastic Basket!

Everyone has an old basket but you’ll also need your favorite color spray paint, for this project silver was used. So grab your glue gun,  a little lace and flower fun! I won’t go through a step by step detail because as we like to say pictures speak a thousand words. It’s fun to get crafty and make something old into something new! What have you been crafting lately?


Where in the world have we been?

So sorry everyone, we’ve gone missing! We have been SUPER busy again. Getting this home school year in check! Getting things on the homestead prepared for this winter and the many other things in life that keep one busy busy! We promise to be hosting the link party this coming week. We are “still” trying to get a hold on this spam stuff… we currently have 479 comments….. LOL! Off […]


A Peek into a Friends Garden! Part 2 - Garden Quotes

All gardening is landscape painting. by Horace Walpole The man who has planted a garden feels that he has done something for the good of the world. by Vita Sackville-West Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later. by Og Mandino All my life, I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower whenever the flower would grow in thought and mind. by Abraham […]


Wild Around The Homestead – A Peek Through Photos – Part Seven

We’ll call this “Those darn buggers!”  Wild Around The Homestead – A Peek Through Photos Do you have any of these buggers bothering your garden?