Last year, in the early months of 2017, we had a dream to plant an orchard. Our family spent hours putting in fencing, digging holes, and planting trees. On May 30th, I watched a video on YouTube with Stefan Sobkowiak, where he walked the viewers through his permaculture orchard. Right then I decided to plant… Read More Permaculture Orchard
Last year I determined that I was going to grow some sunflowers. The first thing I did was purchase some seeds from the store. I immediately planted my seeds. The next morning I woke up and discovered that our puppy had dug up my newly planted flowerbed. UGH!!! However I was determined that I wanted… Read More Sunflowers
I have always heard the term house poor in reference to buying or renting a house that was too expensive. Today I realize that you can live in a tiny house and be house poor, at least that is how we are. Let me explain! Going back to the basics is expensive. If you want… Read More House Poor
In the spring of 2015 I was participating in a challenge with my sister. We had agreed on a point system and were rewarded points for doing tasks that were beneficial for ourselves, our families, or our home. One of the ways that we could get points was to plant something in our garden. To… Read More Try!
I love the idea that one it takes courage to do something that could end in a complete failure and two that as we try new things that may or may not succeed we learn, we grown and we enjoy the journey. When we moved onto 36 acres of mostly dirt we had two small… Read More Have the courage to dream!