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Tomato Trellis

Tomato Trellis

The Fool Proof Way Every gardener who grows tomatoes has been through that one season of absolute tomato jungle. Trying to keep up with voracious vines, pinching off growing tips to try to slow it down, or struggling to find large enough trellis setups. This […]

Strawberry Wine

Strawberry Wine

Preserving the summer is one of the main reasons that most of us garden right? I know it is for me. With nearly 6 months of winter, holding onto those summer flavours is what gets me through. Strawberry wine is honestly super simple, but it’s […]

Essential Wine Making Equipment

Essential Wine Making Equipment

Making your own wine and cider at home is a really fun hobby. It’s easy and can save you a massive amount of money in the end. Wine making is one of the first things that I tried in the Homesteading world. There are a […]

Sourdough Brownies

Sourdough Brownies

Jump to Recipe Sourdough brownies have made this week 100% better. As I’m typing this my arms are aching and I’m having trouble staying awake. We’ve been working all week on a house repair that started out not super important and then became very urgent […]

Garden Construction: Part 2

Garden Construction: Part 2

Wow. What a busy couple weeks this has been. With both of us working full time jobs, getting the construction finished has been tricky. We did manage to get a big chunk done, and only have a wee bit left. If you missed Part 1 […]

Garden Box Construction

Garden Box Construction

Before you learn about our garden boxes, if you haven’t already, you should check out Part 1 of the Garden Construction to follow on the adventures of building a vegetable garden on a hill. I decided to do this separate post about how we built […]

Garden Construction Part 1

Garden Construction Part 1

We moved to our little homestead in the summer of 2018. It was a dream come true. I had been growing my own vegetables in my small garden in the city up to then and though it was so much fun, I couldn’t wait to […]

Breakfast Stacks

Breakfast Stacks

These stacks in one form or another are our go to weekend breakfast. Mike and I only have one full day home together per week. It isn’t enough and we are both hoping to change that soon. But in the meantime we try to make […]

Perfect Spring Pizza

Perfect Spring Pizza

Spring has finally arrived! Annoyingly in Ontario this means a long drawn out end to the winter. The snow takes ages to fully melt and the risks of frost carry on well into May. Sheesh spring! But that doesn’t mean we can’t still enjoy at […]

Scones

Scones

Buttery & Flakey Jump to Recipe Scones are wonderful. They’re one of my favourite additions to brunch or a cup of tea, and they have a subtle classiness to them that I love. There’s something about the flaky, buttery scone that can really perfect those […]