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Garden Update 3::Ingrid

INSANITY!!  Yesterday, I was out in the garden and was trying to control my anxiety as I picked TONS of produce.  The pressure is on now to either get it stored, or sell it.  Oh boy!!  I mean, I seriously have produce coming out my ears.  I have a whole new appreciation for the people […]

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Handmade+Chickens

I LOVE the handmade lifestyle!  One slice of the handmade pie for me is living as greenly, locally, environmentally aware as possible.  I think every little change I am able to make, makes a difference.  For me this means shopping at small businesses when possible…  Buying many of my groceries at the natural food store… […]

Garden Update::Ingrid

Garden season is in full swing and I am LOVING it!!  This is the first year that I have S.P.A.C.E. to really go crazy.  It is also the first spring/summer in our new home so we are learning much about our land. One of the niftiest things about it though, is that we now live […]

Natural Bug::Tick Spray

Here in the northwoods, I’ve been dreading bug season now that I have little ones.  I can’t stand the thought of having to put harsh chemicals on them everyday just so they can go outside. And my hope is that they will be outside every day!  Little boys, trees, and sunshine!  {aka, mama gets some […]

THE DIRTY TRUTH :: planting spinach!

It’s that time of the year…..planting season is upon us (or at least in the mid-west now that all of our SNOW from last week has melted)! One of the things that I get *SO* excited about is planting the first crop of the year……lettuce and spinach! :) THE ESSENTIAL KEYS: Planting times and watering […]