Tea Parties and Homesteading

Tea Parties and Homesteading

I have a confession to make.  Hosting tea parties is not just about being hospitable.  Now don’t get me wrong, I love to show hospitality to others, but, there are a couple of selfish reasons too.  Let me explain. Farming, homesteading, whatever you want to call it, is a dirty, hard job.  In fact, the […]

Feeling a Little Blue? Dig in the Dirt!

Feeling a Little Blue?  Dig in the Dirt!

I have often wondered how my mood changes in a few minutes after working in the garden.  I even wrote about it this past Wednesday.  What is it that can change our downcast moods into a lighthearted, joyful attitude when we dig in the dirt? Being in my first trimester, my mood has been somewhat […]

Product Review – The High Wheel Cultivator

Product Review – The High Wheel Cultivator

Sometimes called the wheel hoe, The Earthway 6500 High Wheel Cultivator is an indispensable tool in our garden!  If the thought of growing a bigger garden brings to mind weeds, weeds and more weeds, then let me introduce you to this wonderful tool! It is by far the best weeder we have had and using […]

Support Those Local and More Sustainable Foods!

I found another wonderful resource to help you find local and more sustainable foods, called Eat Well Guide, at www.eatwellguide.org  They have restaurant listings, farms, farmer’s markets, bakeries and much more! You can even plan a vacation with local food stops along the way! How about eating what’s in season?  You type in your area, […]

JM Cremps

Well, now that Christmas is coming, I have to share with you a store that I am really excited about,  JMCremps!  I encourage you to check them out for adventurous toys, mostly for boys, but I did notice my daughters looking at some of the items as well! When we received the catalog, my sons […]

My Official Launch! We are All Friends Here!

Giveaway entries are now closed.  A winner will be announced on Wednesday, November 23!    Thank you so much for visiting!  I am so excited about the official launch of my blog, Our Simple Farm!  If you are looking to simplify your life and learn small farming/homesteading skills, than you’ve come to the right place. […]