Ready for Spring!


It’s been a topsy turvy, rollercoaster ride with the weather, this winter! With temps one day in the 20’s or below, and in the 60’s the next, it’s been hard to plan or get any work done!

Just when I finally figured out what I wanted to do with the pile of pallets in the back of our yard, mother nature decided to dump more snow on us – with the threat of more snow on the weekend!


I’m so ready for spring!

I’m anxiously awaiting the day when I can get into the garden and plant seeds.

Getting dirt under my fingernails is therapy to this winter weary country girl!


When I dig into the dirt, feelings of pleasure fill my head as I work the ground. It makes me feel useful and productive!


I am looking forward to seeing our vegetables grow… and our grocery bill shrinking!

Our plans are for a much larger garden this year! However, I’m not too sure how we will keep our chickens out?!?

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The fencing that used to be around our garden, was used to enlarge our flocks free range area, out behind and around our barn.

Although at first they we’re not sure about being allowed to go into the new area, it has become their favorite spot to hang out! The ground seems to be softer… easier for them to dust bath in.

In choosing the seeds I want to plant, I want to ensure I will have plenty of the foods that will allow me to be successful while following The Whole 30.

And my clients, from my home based business, are even getting excited! I’m creating delicious, healthy meals during cooking demonatrations, giving them healthier options that fit their busy lifestyles!

With all these plans I’ve got, I’m itching to get started. I’m so ready for spring.

Now, if Mother Nature would just cooperate!

Until next time,

~ Sheri


Desperate for change, I left the city behind and moved to the country... I am obsessed with raising chickens, old barns and cooking from scratch. Welcome to my homestead!

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