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Life Gets in the Way

Where in the world is the Nerdy Homesteader today? Michigan! Why? Because work that’s why!!!

So sadly my job occasionally takes me all around, and for the past month I have been working my tush off with no time to write anything (not even my stories). 305 more words


Another Garden Update

Hey Everyone!

Well, it’s been a busy week!

On Sunday/Monday I compiled a list of all the things I would need for the farmer’s market and got them ordered. 483 more words



Planting has slowed and the garden is in growing stage. Matt waters each morning and checks for signs of new sprouting veggies. The tomatoes produced their first phase of flowers which have since been plucked to conserve energy for roots and height. 292 more words

Life On Vashon

My Addiction

CAST IRON!!!  OMG where have these been all my life?  Well, here, there, and everywhere, but I never knew how good food tastes cooking with them.  175 more words


Our first day of Summer Vacation!

Good evening,

Well we have started our first summer vacation here with high marks! We started the day by picking black berries. Unfortunately the storm yesterday appears to have knocked off most of the black berries. 332 more words

Emotions Before a Meat Harvest

First, I don’t like the use of the word slaughter. When I think of the word slaughter, I think of war and taking the life of an animal to provide for my family is not war. 370 more words