Selling At Farmers Markets

Have any of you sold your homemade goodies or fresh veggies at a local farmers market? This is my second year of markets and I LOVE it! But I must apologize for not posting in almost a week, yikes!!! I am getting used to the new schedule of two markets per week which means baking … Continue Reading

The Swap Shop!

For those of you that have been following me, you know I love to barter instead of paying for things!!! At our Ladies Homestead Gatherings, we have had food swaps, medicinal swap and seed swap. Well we started something new this month and did an all out anything goes swap and boy let me tell … Continue Reading

Wildcrafting Wednesday!

Welcome to the eighty third edition of Wildcrafting Wednesday! Wildcrafting Wednesday is hosted by: Sharon @ Woodwife’s Journal, Lisa @ The Self-Sufficient HomeAcre, Jennifer @ The Entwife’s Journal, Susan @ Real Food, Real Frugal, Kathy @ Mind, Body and Sole, Alix @ Blessed in Homemaking, Jerica @ Sustain, Create and Flow, and me! 🙂 While … Continue Reading

Ladies Homestead Gathering

Just got home from a short trip to the mountains with my Ladies Homestead Gathering gals!!! Look at the view from the kitchen table – WOW! Our little group has grown over the past two years and now we are a National Organization, how cool is that? My good friend, Cyndi Ball, of Lazy B … Continue Reading

Growing Local & Sustainable Conference

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of going to the Southeast Growing Local & Sustainable Conference in Reidsville, Georgia. Our Ladies Homestead Gathering group drove down on Friday morning and a few of us started the afternoon with a wine tour at Watermelon Creek Vineyard. They make really good muscadine wines and of course … Continue Reading

Growing Local & Sustainable Conference

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of going to the Southeast Growing Local & Sustainable Conference in Reidsville, Georgia. Our Ladies Homestead Gathering group drove down on Friday morning and a few of us started the afternoon with a wine tour at Watermelon Creek Vineyard. They make really good muscadine wines and of course … Continue Reading

Challenge Results?

Well the week is over, how did everyone do? I hope it helped you make some positive changes to your eating habits. Even just baby steps will benefit your health, your family and your pocketbook. As for me, I will continue my goal to get through this year and possibly many more without fast food. … Continue Reading

Veggies and More

I harvested a bunch of veggies from the garden and am now getting ready to plant for fall. This will be the first fall garden so I am excited!!! If at all possible I try to avoid buying produce at the grocery store since there are so many local farms to buy from and you … Continue Reading