January: The Goals

Winter is exhausting. The holiday season is exhausting. As much as we are working to try and change how we do holidays and the winter season, which historically are a time of rest and re-energizing for the next growing season, we came short of our hopes this last year. So next holiday season, we'll work …

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The Beginning

Where did our journey to a sustainable and a regenerative lifestyle begin? Did it start when we moved into our house? Did it start when we started our journey together? Did it start a long time before or somewhere in between? The answer to our question is yes, three times over. This journey take time …

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Freezing Peaches

August brings with it the hot weather, search for rain, and peaches. Wonderful, glorious peaches. I've always maintained strawberries and blueberries to be my favorite fruits, probably because I was told as a child that I had to keep eating strawberries for my hair color to stay red. Also, I just really enjoy popping these …

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A line in the sand (er, soil)

We bought a homestead. Or at least, we bought a one acre lot with a beautiful cottage house, but I'm calling it a homestead. The last four years of expansive dreams and impatient waiting is now coming to fruition: we have land. And not just any land, land still within the bounds of the city we've come …

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