Gardening · Reviews

New Books For Gardening

Spring is on the horizon when the gardening books start showing up on shelves. We have had a number of titles come for review, and with the long nights, I have had a lot more free time to simply read. I love looking for new ideas to try out each spring and I wasn't disappointed… Continue reading New Books For Gardening

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 · Reviews

Book Review: Home Gardener’s Specialist Guides

Two newly released titles this spring, out for gardening time. Each book is full-color, easy to flip through, and packed with a lot of information. Home Gardener's Annuals: The Complete Guide to Growing 37 Flowers in Your Backyard Flowers. Until we became bee keepers I looked down on annuals. After all, wasn't a berry producer… Continue reading Book Review: Home Gardener’s Specialist Guides

Preserving · Recipes · Urban Homesteading

Grass Roots Meat Box Review and Making Beef Jerky

Grass Roots Meat Box is a monthly subscription box of grass-fed beef, pasture raised poultry and more. You pick what you like and need, and it comes shipped to you monthly. When we eat meat (and we don't eat a lot of it) I am picky with what we buy. However, it can be hard… Continue reading Grass Roots Meat Box Review and Making Beef Jerky

Reviews

Butcher Box Review

We had a chance to check out The Butcher Box recently: A monthly subscription to quality 100% grass-fed beef, and also choices that include heritage pork, and organic/pastured chicken. While we don't eat a lot of meat, I try to buy quality over quantity, for my family. With our youngest son's severe food allergies, I… Continue reading Butcher Box Review