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Farmhouse! Homeschool?

We are entering a new season in our house. The season of schooling. Hard choices abound. For most people there are 3 main options.  Send your child to public schools, private schools, and homeschooling. They all have pros and cons.  We can’t afford private…

Canning Safety

After I wrote the post about applesauce, I figured that a post with some home canning safety tips would be in order.  I have found that the website http://www.healthycanning.com as well as the NCHFP and the CDC are great resources for home canning guidelines….

Applesauce

I’ve made jam many times before, but I’ve never actually made applesauce before….I know, I know, that is crazy!  I went apple picking with friends at a local orchard. I had all these beautiful apples and I knew we wouldn’t eat them all before…

Getting Cleaned Up

This is a farm friends, and the work is literally never done here. We’ve been here for a year and we’ve been so busy with big projects that there is a lot of little things that have fallen through the cracks lately. We are…

Patio

We’ve been in our house just shy of a year now, and we have had a really hard time growing grass directly behind our house. It gets a lot of foot traffic and the kids play in the dirt there. I have been wanting…