We were fortunate to have a monarch chrysalis in our garden, and watch the entire process from caterpillar to butterfly! Check out the photos of this miracle of nature!
A savoring of the winter season and its adventures. I feel so grateful to be able to enjoy it after years of struggling through it!
A restorative escape to a former hayloft rescued these weary DIY parents
With snow being a possibility for approximately 6 months out of our MN year (Nov-Apr, and we have had blizzards in May!), I needed to come to terms with winter. Here’s how I did it!
Notice something different here? We’ve totally redesigned the site! We’re also making it easier to keep in the loop with Budding Homestead, via social media: connect with me on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. This past April I made the big dive into the blogosphere with the launch of Budding Homestead. At the time, I had more and […]
Full disclosure, while I do live just two miles from downtown Minneapolis, I am not really a city person. On any given day, I’d much rather be climbing a stack of hay, bottle feeding a baby goat, or tromping around in muddy boots, even if it were close to a pig pen. Quite understandably then, my […]