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Adventures in Beekeeping: Wax Rendering

Well, this week has been one huge farm adventure that, aside from the surprising addition 14 new guinea keets to my flock, also included two…

October 22, 2015 | 14 Comments | Read the Full Article

Morning Surprise!

Just to paint a picture of my morning this morning: The day actually started at 2AM when my cat decided to use my face as…

October 18, 2015 | 16 Comments | Read the Full Article

Learning The Hard Way, As Always

So, here’s the thing, I’ve been saying that I want to be a better mechanic for years. And I mean it… I do. I was…

October 14, 2015 | 15 Comments | Read the Full Article

The Most Exciting Thing That’s Ever Happened While I Had a Fever

Should I keep you in suspense here? No? Okay, well LOOK WHAT HAPPENED LAST WEEK. That, my friends, is a bath. In my house.  It’s…

October 12, 2015 | 20 Comments | Read the Full Article

Life on the Farm

So, before you skip ahead and watch this video without any context (you’re going to anyway, aren’t you? Yeah, fuck it, I would too…) Well, if…

October 1, 2015 | 63 Comments | Read the Full Article

The Time Between

“Taking a break” is not a real thing for a girl who lives on a farm and has animals to feed and a tractor payment…

September 30, 2015 | 10 Comments | Read the Full Article

The End of Summer

In some ways I can’t believe that summer is officially over, but in other ways… holy shit, I’m surprised I survived it at all. It’s…

September 26, 2015 | 21 Comments | Read the Full Article

Adventures in Beekeeping: The Big Honey Harvest

My life is currently a honey-covered disaster. That’s not even a metaphor, I mean my life is literally covered in honey. Every surface in the…

September 22, 2015 | 28 Comments | Read the Full Article

Adventures in Beekeeping: Harvesting Cut-Comb Honey

It’s been unusually quiet around here over the past week, largely because after the last few months both my brain and body basically gave me finger and then peaced out for…

September 14, 2015 | 23 Comments | Read the Full Article

Internet Friends, Tile, and Tired Faces

Guuuuuys. Holy shit, what a week. There wasn’t a spare minute in the last few days to let you know what’s been going on around…

September 4, 2015 | 19 Comments | Read the Full Article

An Abundance of Awesome

Well this week has been an epic emotional roller coaster, and it’s not even goddamn Wednesday yet. So that’s going to give me five new gray…

August 25, 2015 | 18 Comments | Read the Full Article

Unexpected Adventure: The Farmland Edition

If you’re reading within an hour or two of when it was posted, picture me like this: sweaty palms, bags under my eyes, bidding-card in…

August 24, 2015 | 25 Comments | Read the Full Article

A Finished Space, Finally

I have a long tradition on this website– and in life– of not actually finishing things in such a way that there is a beautiful…

August 18, 2015 | 46 Comments | Read the Full Article

Pergola Progress

After a solid two days of repeatedly lifting fourteen-foot boards over my head I can definitively state two things: 1.) Ouch. 2.) Holy shit, this…

August 10, 2015 | 24 Comments | Read the Full Article

TV Cameras & Checking Things Off The List

So, here’s a thing… in two weeks there is going to be a film crew at my house, ostensibly to shoot some footage of me…