Tag Archives: homestead

Co-sleeping gone wrong (but not in the way you’re thinking)

When I was pregnant with my daughter, I dreamed of having a family bed. I envisioned the three of us cuddled together, slowly rising with the early sun. With eyes, still heavy with sleep, my daughter would reach up to my face and sign for her “milkies.” I’d nurse her, staring lovingly at her sweet […]

Homestead shows you should be watching right now

Inspired by my recent realization that AMC’s “The Walking Dead” is actually a show about homesteading, here are a few more homestead-y shows worth your time. Mountain Men: This History Channel show follows the lives of seven men living off the grid and “back to the land” in mountain ranges throughout the US. The wanna-be […]

5 ways AMC’s ‘The Walking Dead’ is actually about homesteading

Zombies, blood, guts and survival. Not exactly what comes to mind when you hear the word “homestead.” But … Take a deeper look. The number one zombie show on television these days is actually more “homestead-y” than you may think. #1 Teams regularly head out and look for food, medicine, supplies and weapons. (That’s foraging!)  […]

Happy to pay $1,400 in advance for carrots

This year instead of making resolutions, my little family of three decided to adopt a word. More. This past weekend, with community supported agriculture brochures fanned out in front of us, my husband and I took our first steps toward doing more. More fresh. More local. More sustainable. Each farm works its CSA program differently. […]