2018 Homestead Aims and Goals

It's a new year and so it's time for new plans. Hastily-made New Year's resolutions don't mean much to me so I've taken a bit more time to think about some ambitious but achievable, productive yet not oppressively specific, tempting-to-go-on-forever but I-gotta-stop-somewhere, goals for Twiglet Homestead for the 2018 year. There is a lot of…

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2017 Homestead Report

It was a bit of a rough end to the year, with most of my immediate family getting a tummy bug for Christmas or the New Year and The Grandpa passing away a few days after Christmas as well. Hence, things have been a bit quiet on the homestead front. However, we move on, whilst…

Three French Hens?

There have been a number of movements within the flock since my last chicken update. The seriously egg-eating sisters, Kitty and Georgiana are no more, leaving just Frodo and Lorelai from the old flock. When I started to think that most of the 14 youngies were boys, I asked The Husband if my Christmas present…

This Christmas

This Christmas at Twiglet Homestead has been a meaningful one. I'm talking about it as if it's already happened, and Christmas Eve and Christmas Day haven't even arrived yet. Christmas is about celebrating and giving due reverence to the birth of a baby, the most special baby that ever cried and pooped, just like all…