Harvesting Potatoes: Our 2020 Potato Crop

Last year Ryan planted some Yukon gold potatoes. It was a busy year, and I was focused more on our then 9-month-old baby than on the garden chores. Harvesting potatoes fell off the list of priorities, and when we finally got around to it, most of them were rotten. This year, we were determined to d…

Homemade Seasoned Salt with Garden Herbs

Now that my herb garden is doing well, I’ve been trying to find more ways to use up all those herbs. Teas, pestos, and seasonings galore! A few months ago I wanted to take a stab at my own homemade seasoned salt, and I was actually pretty happy with how it turned out. I use it to season pretty much…

Teaching Our Hens to STOP Pecking Their Eggs

Our hens recently started laying! We got our chicks back in January, so it's felt like a long 19 weeks waiting for those glorious eggs. Unfortunately, not long after we started getting eggs, we started finding them cracked with perfect little beak holes in them.


When we first discovered the prob…
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