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.

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Simple Pleasures

Simple Pleasures

Good morning there,

Here is a post of some simple things that bring joy to my life. There are the great joys of life that couldn’t be missed if we tried. But if you squint you will see the more subtle ones. There is the grand scheme, and there is the small picture. If you squint long enough, for enough times, that is the life that will come into focus. The beauty, the joy, the peace - it’s all there, though, sometimes veiled and buried under the rough barrage of this thing called life.


Here are a few of mine, I hope they might help bring focus to yours if you’re finding it difficult to muster... 

 

#1

This Forsythia - for that magnificent yellow only nature can create.

 forsythia, blooming, blue skies

 

#2

These seeds - for the food they will provide us.

 territorial seed company, garden seeds, vegetable seeds, wildflower seeds, garden planning, homesteading, gardening

 

#3

This homemade ice cream - for bringing her joy.

 homemade ice cream, raw milk ice cream, sweetheart, farm kid

 

#4

This yarn - for being a gorgeous hobby supply.

 yarn, yarn stash, fibers, natural dye, knitting, crochet, weaving

 

#5

Dolores the Norwegian Forest Cat - for her laid back, playful nature & her mole catching prowess. 

 norwegian forrest cat, kitty, cat, farm cat, mouser

I hope this finds you well, dear one.

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