Whimsy and Sass

Life.....unrehearsed.

My new fruit tree guild

Why did I not know about this whole fruit guild/permaculture gardening thing?  I mean, it’s become my obsession…..well actually, it has been my obsession, I just now realized there is an actual name for it!   Being a rather haphazard gardener, I love the idea of self-sowing plants.  Why fight nature?  I love to just toss seeds around Read more about My new fruit tree guild[…]

Around the Homestead: May

Are you a wanna-be homesteader?  Me, too!  I have accomplished some of my homestead goals, but still Ihave a large bucket list!  Come and see what’s been going on at my growing homestead this month! Meet the birds… I now have a total of twenty-one hens, one rooster (oops! he got sexed wrong!), four ducks Read more about Around the Homestead: May[…]

Madison

This is Madison.  She is a rescue we adopted from a facebook post.  She is quite possibly the ugliest dog in the world.  I say that in a loving way.  She is so ugly, she’s cute!  She was abandoned by her owners and left in a trailer with several other dogs.   This photo was taken Read more about Madison[…]

Checking in with the hens {and ducks!}

Our hens are getting so big!  They are almost a month old now and entering that gawky teenage stage where they are getting their feathers.  No more little downy fuzz!  I believe this is one of the Barred Rock hens.  She is gray…how beautiful! Yesterday afternoon we moved our ducklings from the house to the Read more about Checking in with the hens {and ducks!}[…]