Cauliflower Salad

When I make recipes now I present it as what it is, rather than saying it is something else. I don't see a point in fibbing to my kids anymore - mostly because they know I do it. We eat a lot of cauliflower, because it's good for you, and honestly it fits into so… Continue reading Cauliflower Salad

Homesteading · Recipes

Red and Blue Huckleberry Scones

Our property on Whidbey Island has quite a few native berries to forage, and two types of huckleberries are healthy producers. The boys and I have been picking every few days, to nibble on and to freeze for use in the winter months as picking season has arrived. We saved enough to make a large… Continue reading Red and Blue Huckleberry Scones


Studded Oatmeal Cookies

These studded oatmeal cookies don't have processed sugar, unless you are bad like me and use white chocolate chips added in. Stick with the dried berries for a healthier treat. Or not. Either way, the cookies are soft and chewy! Studded Oatmeal Cookies Ingredients: 2 cups quick oats 1½ cups all-purpose flour 1 Tbsp baking… Continue reading Studded Oatmeal Cookies

Homesteading · Reviews

In My Homesteading Book Pile Currently

Kirk and I drove down to Oregon to attend the Mother Earth News Fair this past weekend, and unlike past times, this year I brought books back with me to read. As crazy as it is, I prefer paper copies of books over digital. I like having a permanent copy that I can go back… Continue reading In My Homesteading Book Pile Currently

Gardening · Homesteading

July On The Homestead

July was a scorcher on the island, and it was a busy month for us. We got so much done, for the prepping of this coming Fall, and as well next years garden beds. I capped the blueberry and golden raspberry beds, to ensure that the deer would not get in. Doesn't keep children out… Continue reading July On The Homestead