Shepherds from my nativity set I've been in the middle of my Christmas devotions on my Advent blog. While writing about the shepherds watching their flocks (from the Christmas story), I thought about the fact that while sheep were once a … [Read more...] about Rural Landscape
Specifically, How Did You Do It? For those who are struggling, like I have, here are some of the practical steps of getting rid of clutter and the whole lifestyle that goes with it. Like some physical maladies, this one might have a different … [Read more...] about The De-clutter Journey
Bookcases, boxes, magazines -I can't get rid of everything! While it was a personally productive fall for me, the blogging and the garden had to take a back seat. I made good on decades of promises to de-clutter and come to grips with the pile … [Read more...] about And Now It Is Arctic, But My Home Is Cozy
The Bare Essentials Some essentials when brand new I've done a lot of tweeting and writing about weeding this season. There are a couple of reasons for that including the unusually wonderful weather (from my perspective, anyway), … [Read more...] about The Down And Dirty Weeding Tool List
Go Slow Slow Food and Slow Gardening are related. What is slow food you ask? Sourcing your ingredients locally and using high quality is the gist of it. Growing your own would be a part of it, but patronizing the farmer's markets and … [Read more...] about Ready To Eat Local? How About Slow Gardening?
A few of the seeds that were sent to me This year I received seeds to trial in my gardens from American Meadows. They arrived this last week, and the weather is finally warming up so that I can get ready to plant them. Exciting, is it … [Read more...] about Seeds For Trial Garden