What grandpa taught me as a kid.
Childhood memories of my grandmother canning.
My adopted 'grandmother' who came with the family when I married was one of the sweetest people I have ever known - and taught me valuable skills to boot!
You were asked what you would do with another hour on your childhood home and your answers were heartfelt.
You never realize how much you already know about the self-sustaining lifestyle - until you start doing it on your own!
Reminiscing about my grandparents' garden as I wait for spring to get here.
Grandchildren certainly liven up the place, and the bonding lasts for a lifetime.
A short photo list of what I am thankful for.
The seeds of my journey toward self-sufficiency were planted years ago when I visited Grandma and Grandpa on the farm.
As a frustrated country-girl-wanna-be living in town, I've known since I was a little girl that I wanted to move to a ranch as soon as possible. It finally happened when I was a grandma.