Author: Cheri

Canning Green Grapes

If you are new to canning or just like a simple canning recipe, this post is for you!  I can green grapes whenever my grocery store has a sale on them ($.99/lb or cheaper), which is a great way to…

Book Review: Modern Homesteading (Wranglerstar)

I had the wonderful privilege of previewing the brand new book the Wranglerstar family had published, and I am excited to give you my review! This is the story of the Wranglerstar family’s journey from living in the city to…

Deep Fried Apple Rings

Okay, folks, fall just got serious.  Seriously delicious, that is.  I got this idea to slice up some apples, coat them, and deep fry them and it turned out better than I imagined.  I believe I have seen battered apples…

YouTube Collaboration!

I am really excited to tell you about my latest project — a YouTube video collaboration with Eric from GardenFork.  We had emailed back and forth a couple times and thought it would be fun to share a video to…

BIG, exciting week!!

It has been a few weeks since I’ve posted to my blog, so it’s time to update!  I have been doing videos for my YouTube channel, but there’s not always much type-able content to bring over here to post them…

New Fire Wife Needs Advice!

There’s big news in our family!  My husband is becoming a firefighter!  This is exciting for all of us, especially for my husband because he’s wanted to do this for many years.  He is getting lots of training and advice…

Hobo Lasagna

Ahhh, finally back at it!  We had, once again, technical difficulties with our computer so my ability to make new stuff and post it was severely limited.  Now it’s all better and I have for you an awesome new campfire…

Century Ride!

After months of preparation, the day of my first century ride finally arrived!  I felt confident I could finish, but was still nervous about how uncomfortable I might get and the mental strength it would take to keep going despite…

Chicken Straitjacket

Doing vet care on chickens that don’t like to be held is a real challenge.  Most of our hens didn’t get handled much before they came to live with us, so this has been an ongoing challenge whenever they need…

Splitting a Hive

This time of year it’s common to hear reports of people seeing huge globs of bees attached to a tree branch or something else in their yard.  This happens when a hive gets crowded and they split.  They are able…

Century Ride Training NEWS!

It’s been at least a couple of months since I’ve posted a training update, so I wanted to let you know that, YES, I am still riding.  🙂  I’m riding outdoors now instead of on the indoor stationary bike (thank…

Greens Gardening

Spring is well underway and I have been getting my hands dirty preparing our shade garden!  A couple years ago I learned that many, if not most, salad greens and similar plants grow well in the shade.  I have a…