The biggest post of the year is here. 2019 was the year of trying to get stuff done through respiratory illness. The list of goals I wrote at the start of the year could be described as insane, which I realised fairly soon after. I wasn’t counting on a rollercoaster of respiratory issues to carry … More 2019 Homestead Report
Since harvesting and preserving slowed down, we seem to have entered the building season. We’ve got the build bug at the moment. And that is exciting. We built the compost bins in the Orchard Pen, which you can read about here. Then we began other things. Plant Alcove The first plant table for my nursery … More It Seems to be The Building Time of Year
I may have started this project rather a while ago. There were these pieces of stained pallet wood in The Husband’s firewood pile, which I rescued, because a) anyone sensible knows you can’t put stained wood in the fire and b) they looked like they would make something interesting. I assembled the bits of wood … More A Pallet Sign
Sunday has become collection day, and I’m not talking about the church offering. It began two Sundays ago. We were driving past the special place where we found our wooden pinwheel (cable reel, pallet wheel, whatsit wheel…), when I spied… another one! I had to have it. The Husband dutifully reversed the car and we … More How Did Sunday Become Collection Day?