Keeping cats off our counters… Pet Shock Mats

Our 2 barn rescue cats are driving us nuts. They refuse to stay off the table and counter’s of which are the only 2 rules I insist on. They literally have free range over the entire house. But they refuse to listen to me. Can you see how the phrase… What, were you raised in…

Pantry List

This is my personal list that I work off every year to determine what I have used and need when I go do my stock up shopping trips. This list is pretty personal as it shows the items we use. So be kind. I also feel the need to explain how we eat. We actually…

Mom’s Homemade Granola

As a kid I would love the moments my mother would whip up a batch of her homemade granola. There was something about the cold milk flooding in the bowl over the warm fresh out of the oven crunch that I still love to this day. Add in the fact that it is so simple…

Canning Pickled Peppers and Carrots

This recipe is amazing. But sadly I can’t find it on the internet anymore so… Steven thank you we have enjoyed it for years. Below you will find my conversion for making it into a bigger batch. This is the amounts needed for a 25# bag of carrots. Make smaller batches but this is what…


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Hi, I’m Tabitha. Previously a 911 dispatcher. I became a full-time homesteader in 2012. I spend all of my time working and planning new projects. Or with my husband. This blog is for sharing all the things I have learned along the way.

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