To Prune or Not to Prune That is the Question

Tomatoes

Prune or not to prune: that is the question. Should you prune your peppers and tomato plants? Does it give a larger yield? Well I’ll answer the question for you in this post written by my amazing hubby! This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive a small commission, at no extra cost to […]

Welcome Caregivers of Aging Parents!

Are you burnt out caring for your aging parents? If anyone needs self-care, you do! Take care of yourself so can care for your elderly parents. Check out this post for some self-care tips and ideas. #agingparents #elderly #aginginplace

Welcome Caregivers of Aging Parents or Loved Ones! I’m so very happy you’re here. You are amazing and I want you to know that you are not alone. This blog will help find the resources, tips, and advice you need for caring for the elderly. Why am I qualified to give advice? After spending 10 years […]

7 Steps to Propagate Tame Blackberries

Check out these 7 easy steps to propagate blackberries in order to increase your crops. These thornless or tame blackberries solve the problem of dealing with all the thorns. #blackberries #blackberry #propagateblackberries

7 Steps to Propagate Tame Blackberries We grow tame or thornless blackberries and can make some extra money from them. Well, did you know that you can propagate these blackberries to basically double your crop? Here are the steps we took to propagate these blackberries. Step 1 Backing up, blackberries (tame or wild) spread by […]

Vintage Ford Tractor Makeover

Want to see and amazing vintage Ford tractor makeover? You gotta see this before and after. Trust me you've never seen anything like it!

My husband Brian is an extremely creative person. He loves to come up with inventive ideas for just about anything and our vintage Ford tractor is no exception! See below for the amazing before-and-after of this tractor. Trust me you’ve never seen anything like it! *This contains affiliate links which means I get a small […]

Seeds or Plants: Which Should You Choose?

seeds or plants

You may wonder whether or not you should choose seeds to plant or just purchase plants already started when planning your garden.  We do a combination of both and I will tell you which ones do well. *this post contains affiliate links which means I get a small commission if you make a purchase through […]

Pressure Canning

This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive a small commission, at no extra cost to you, if you make a purchase using this link. The Best Canners for Pressure Canning You’ve spent your time growing and harvesting your garden; now it’s time to preserve your hard work by pressure canning. When it comes […]

Small Homesteading: The Beginner’s Guide

Food Basket for Small Homesteading Beginner's Guide

Small Homesteading: The Beginner’s Guide Small homesteading is a great place to begin the homesteading experience. With all the concerns regarding food quality, it is important to know where your food comes from. My husband and I both grew up growing, preserving, and enjoying our own food. We now have a small homestead of around […]

Top 5 Mistakes Raising Chickens

Top 5 mistakes raising chickens

5 Mistakes Raising Chickens This is a list of 5 things NOT to do when raising chickens.We first started raising chickens when we lived in town. Disclaimer: It’s a very small town so it was ok…lots of people have chickens. Here are some things we learned along the way and the top mistakes made so […]

Canning 101: The Ultimate Guide

Canning 101: The Ultimate Guide

This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive a small commission, at no extra cost to you, if you make a purchase using this link. Here is the ultimate guide to canning 101! What is Canning? Canning is the process used to preserve food. There are two main types of canning. Pressure canning and […]

Herb Container Gardening

Herbs for container gardening

    I love container gardening. After several years of trial and error, this is the easiest way I’ve found to grow herbs. Bonus: I have the perfect spot outside my kitchen door where I can easily access these for cooking! There are some herbs that do really well in the regular garden. However, some […]