Suburban Homesteading Here We Come!

We moved into our new house here in the suburbs in October of 2020. I looked it up and we have approximately 0.2 acres, although after moving from the city we feel our yard is sprawling! Our backyard is tiered and partially shaded, but I see nothing but potential. We did a record amount of …

Book Review: The Family Guide to Waste-Free Living

“The Family Guide to Waste-Free Living” has been on my list since the instant it came out! I had to get on a waitlist for an inter-library systems loan and also put in several requests for my library to purchase a copy. It was absolutely worth the wait though! Authors Oberon and Lauren Carter (waste-free husband …

Check-In on Intentions through Winter Solstice & Zero-Waste Making Goals 2020

toddler holding hand knit Otso bear blue

How Intentions for Fall through the Winter Solstice & Yule Went: Friendsgiving: We enjoyed the last of our harvest by sharing pumpkin soup from our final pumpkin! Yule: I didn't finish my first quilt in time for Yule, but did knit my son a "toddler shawl" from my advent yarn calendar. I finished his quilt this …