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Homestead Scenes ~ 10

Rose Petal’s daughter Evenstar bringing you Week Ten of Homestead Scenes: ~Relaxing on the Homestead~ Most of the time, the only relaxing on the homestead is done by the animals…           Have a relaxing week!     Linked w/Barn Hop, Morris Tribe, White Wolf Summit Farmgirl, Growing Home, Frugally Sustainable, Live Renewed, Our Simple [...]

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The Frolic

The hardest worker of all! Recently we were blessed by several families from our local preparedness group who held a frolic at our little off-grid homestead. In February many in the group had come out for a barn raising. They had set the foundation baseboards and put the first several rafters in place on the hoop [...]

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Critters and Fire

While part of the country has suffered devastation by fire, parts of Florida have recently experienced flooding.  So ironic. Too much of a good thing is destructive, including fire and water. And I must mention the massive storm (super derecho) in the midwest this month which put millions out of power, some for over a week.  My youngest [...]

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Homestead Scenes ~ 9

Homestead Scenes is finally back! After several months of computer problems, then lack of time (and some plain old forgetfulness!). Our daughter Evenstar brings you Week Nine of Homestead Scenes: ~Best Friends~   So how was your day?   Harold & Buckshot (Harold is a ram we had a few years back)   Don’t think that I’m enjoying [...]

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A Baptism on the Off-Grid Homestead

Last week Silver Oak built a permanent fence in front of our house to make a protected area for gardens and landscaping (safe from marauding goats!). It stretches from the big shed bordering the animals’ runway, to the fence on the northern border of our property about 150 feet away. It is mostly done, just [...]

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