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 […]
My family and I just returned from a rare trip to visit family who live in Florida. It’s been 16 years since I saw most of them, including my grandpa. Since he lives in north central Florida, our Air Bnb stay landed us in the middle of beautiful Florida horse country. It isn’t the beach scene or orange grove […]
Fall feels so alive, despite the dying back of so much. It’s when we make the big haul in from the garden beds and can and can and can… It’s when we plant garlic and lean on the the forecast, hoping to get one more day before a frost. The fateful freeze did indeed come last […]