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101 in 1001, Finances, FIRE, Goals

7 Current Financial Goals // Update #3 {+ a BIG Change}

Considering that the last update on our current financial goals showed very little change in our numbers, it was exciting to see some definite forward momentum happening again in this last quarter that just ended! Granted, much of the progress has been due to the monthly Child Tax Credit payments coming in, but we’ve also …

Goals, Monthly Recap

Adjusting to a New Job + Prepping Farm For Winter {October 2021 Goals}

It is officially fall around here, both shown by the calendar AND by what you can see outside — we woke up to a layer of frost on the flower farm this morning, and the huge trees in our front yard are turning gold. The chickens’ egg production seems to be slightly tapering down, and …

bowl of freshly harvested tomatoes
5 Things, What I Learned...

You Can Wash Your Couch Cushion Covers?! + 4 Other Things Learned Lately

Every fall for the past few years, I’ve done a random round-up of life hacks or other little things that I’ve learned lately. These usually aren’t anything too deep or profound, but they ARE things that have improved my life, productivity, homemaking, ability to keep my house clean, etc. In the comments below, I’d love …

Chicken Soup Gravy Over Mashed Potatoes
Cooking Economically, Food Storage, Main Dish

Cooking From Food Storage {+ Recipe for Chicken Soup Over Mashed Potatoes)

Note: There are affiliate links to books and products mentioned below, which means I may get a small commission on any purchases at no extra cost to you. Although I haven’t (yet) done the next two planned posts in my Food Storage 101 series — the ones on long-term food storage and water — I …

Products and Books I'm Enjoying in October 2021
Book Recommendations, Loving and Learning Lately

Loving and Learning Lately {38}

Welcome to Round 38 of this little series I started of all the things in life I’m loving and learning lately! Here you’ll find everything from the books I’m currently reading to the products I’m loving to the shows I’m watching (which, spoiler alert–won’t be very many or very exciting, since I’m not a huge …

Flower Farm, Goals, Monthly Recap

We Made It Through “Slog-ust” & I Still Like Flower Farming! {August 2021 Recap + September Goals}

I said in last month’s goals round-up that August would be the month where we were drowning in flowers, and . . . I was right. I put in crazy hours this last month harvesting, prepping bouquets, and then marketing those bouquets (or directly selling them at the local flower’s market), and I can definitely …