After a few months' break, I started brewing my own kombucha again. I've recently had some immune issues and have needed a bit of a boost to kickstart my healing and to regain some energy. The weather so far this spring has been all over the place, and it's finally starting to feel like spring … Continue reading Home-brewed Kombucha
The best way to start a new endeavor is probably NOT just to write a few posts and then let it sit for a few months and not touch it. But that is what happened over here, as we were busy finishing up our school year, and exploring our new yard in the spring, while I've … Continue reading Catching up
Yes to Chickens
In addition to our everyday chaos, we recently decided to raise chickens for fresh eggs. We just moved to a new house with a couple of acres in October, and I have visions of turning it into a small farm. I'm a wanna-be homesteader.
As part of our "Adult Skills" lessons for homeschool, we have baked a few things together, including loaves of basic bread adapted from this recipe. I intend to teach them to master some baking recipes, as well as cooking a few basic meals, laundry, cleaning, knitting, ironing, sewing, and balancing a checkbook - all as part … Continue reading Bread baking