Tag: #homemaking

Sew Simple! Easy, Breezy Curtains to Make

Sew Simple! Easy, Breezy Curtains to Make

  We don’t always want curtains covering our windows. There is nothing more calming than a sunbeam shining through a window. It offers warmth and comfort, and helps to make the room feel welcoming. However, when that same window allows too much heat in, it…

How to Create an Easy Meal Plan

How to Create an Easy Meal Plan

    Creating a Meal Plan was always one of my ‘weakest links’. For years, the Country Boy and I have played the game: ‘What’s for Dinner? It starts with me asking him what he would like to eat. His immediate response is, “I don’t…

The Psychology Behind Clutter and How To Eliminate It

The Psychology Behind Clutter and How To Eliminate It

  Please give a warm welcome to Annie Lewellyn from 15 Acre Homestead, who offered to do a Guest Post for the readers of The Farm Wife. For more about Annie, see her Bio below!     An Introduction To Clutter       Clutter…

Stretch Your Wings – Learn Something New & Exciting!

Stretch Your Wings – Learn Something New & Exciting!

  There comes a point in everyone’s life where you just need to stretch your wings to the widest span. This desire may come from feeling stagnant. It may stem from a deep seated restlessness we just cannot explain. We just know we need to…

How to Keep the Sparkle in your New Year’s Goals

How to Keep the Sparkle in your New Year’s Goals

        How to Keep the Sparkle in Your New Year’s Goals is part of a Collaboration Post titled  “Embrace the Progress & Changes on the Homestead”.  Joining me are Kathi @ Oakhill Homestead, Shawna @ Homegrown Self Reliance and Annie @ 15…

Blending Homemaking, Homesteading & A Simple Life

Blending Homemaking, Homesteading & A Simple Life

  We love the idea of blending homemaking, homesteading and a simple life.  But is it really possible?  What does it mean to live that kind of life?   Just so you know: This post contains affiliate links; if you click on a link and…

Does Canning Really Save You Money?

Does Canning Really Save You Money?

  Does canning really save you money? People often ask me if living on a farm and learning to be as self-reliant as possible is more expensive than an ‘ordinary’ lifestyle. I admit some aspects can be, especially if you have equipment that needs repair…