cut flowers, flowers, gardening, greenhouse, growing flowers, homesteading, Uncategorized

Cut Flower Garden: Summer of 2021

Whoa, this past year has been nuts. I'm not even referring to all the craziness that is/was the pandemic and the 2020 election. I bought a house! And craziest of all, my husband and I had a baby in January. Her name is Jane, and she, like me, is so ready to get out in… Continue reading Cut Flower Garden: Summer of 2021

budget gardening, garden prep, gardening, greenhouse, growing flowers, unheated greenhouse

$140 Greenhouse Review + Tips for Greenhousing on a Budget

I received my greenhouse April 1st of this year. I wanted to extend my growing season not only this spring, but also this fall! It's been a couple of months since my purchase, so I figured it was time to give my review for the sake of you future greenhouse buyers. Amazon buyers gave this… Continue reading $140 Greenhouse Review + Tips for Greenhousing on a Budget

cancer, depression, flowers, foraging, gardening, homesteading, midwest, small town

Old views, new perspective

We thought we'd move here and save up enough money right away to buy a home, then coronavirus hit. I lost my job serving and Brad's hours were cut back at the shop. Suddenly, my only companions are my parents and husband. My independence seemed shot, and on top of all of this I still have yet to receive a dime of unemployment or talk to anyone who can help. And yet, I feel closer than ever to the passionate life I've been looking for for years. I feel more inspired than ever being in a place I grew up in.