writings from a women-run modern homestead. 

adventures in intentional living, radical homemaking, finding meaningfulness in the mundane, and subverting the food systems that be to feed my family nourishing food from our bit of land.

the resistance starts at home.

Simple Pleasures

Simple Pleasures

Another fresh morning… If ever I am wondering “what to do? what to do?” This nugget of wisdom never fails to give me guidance. 

“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive."

I hope you have plenty of inspiration that makes you come alive. Here are some of mine from this week…



This sweet girl - for making me a carrot cake.

kids baking, modern homestead, minimalist homeschooling, girl power



These trees - for the planting!

arbor day foundation, micro orchard, modern homestead, small orchard, backyard fruit trees, grow your own food



Ithaca Fest - for a weekend full of fun and creativity.

ithaca fest, festival, arts festival, music fest, ithaca



This Pride children’s book that we bought while pregnant with our girl - for reminding me my family is worth being proud of - and for everybody before us who got us this far.

This Day in June, Pride month, lgbt kids, lgbt family, pride parade, lgbt kids books, inclusitivity, diversity



This new car - for all of the memories we will make, and adventures we will have, in it.

nissan rogue, modern homestead, minimalism, simplicity life
Homemade Fajita Seasoning

Homemade Fajita Seasoning

A Simple, Effective way to Protect your Garden

A Simple, Effective way to Protect your Garden