Hello friends!  I hope you’ve been having a wonderful spring.  Around the homestead, the maples are exploding with brilliant red buds, the willows have true leaves, and the frogs are performing nightly in the pond.  It makes me want to get my hands in the dirt and start gardening!  The weather has been so warm

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With all the eggs coming in again from our girls, I was inspired to dye up another batch of yarn based on their color ways.  I really love how the colors came out this year!  So many of the colors blend well with each other and would make a really lovely knitted easter eggs, spring leaves,

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If you follow on Instagram, you saw that I cast off the pair of socks for Cole and he’s been wearing them all week.  In fact I had to sneak them out of his bedroom after he went to sleep to air them out! Wool is great like that isn’t it?  A night on the

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It happens every spring… I get the sewing bug.  This year it hit me when I was perusing the knitting needles at the craft store {Which they have none!  Do they really only sell bulky sized metal straight needles?  I can’t be the only sock knitter in Wisconsin.  But I digress…} when I happened to

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At least once a week, we head to town to the thrift store.  They set out expired baked goods and slightly over ripe produce that we pick up for our chickens.  It really helps on the winter feed budget and they love to have fresh greens and treats in the winter months.   Of course,

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