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!
It was a cold winter, but the ladies pulled through and look strong. Check out their self-raised queen bee!
Thanks to a short warm spell, the asparagus bed was prepped to make way for spring shoots.
I didn’t think this period of life would afford us much time for the sweet extras of the advent season. In the end, I’m so thankful we carved out time for these precious traditions.
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!
Today we hit mid-40s here in Minneapolis. We weren’t the only ones on the homestead enjoying the warmer temps – look who revealed themselves! If you followed along in the Fall, you might recall my uncertainty about these hives’ ability to survive the winter, especially because of inadequate honey stores. We didn’t harvest any honey, but […]