A few days ago I mentioned we would be making some changes to the way we run our blog. These changes have arrived! We have upgraded the blog to include a Patreon subscription! Don't worry, you will still have access to our blog posts. However, starting Monday all Patreon subscribers will have early access to … Continue reading Changes to the Blog!!
I honestly never thought we would be getting to this point. We installed our solar panels this weekend. We have fourteen 325 watt Canadian Solar solar panels. They are HEAVY. At peak (most solar panels can be expected to run at 80% in full sun), but at peak they can product 4550 watts of energy. … Continue reading SOLAR!!!
I don't have much time during the day for things like daydreaming, so unfortunately I daydream at bad times, like when I am driving (which causes me to turn when I mean to go straight, oops), or when I am talking to people (which is really bad because my mom says I am not as … Continue reading Daydreaming and role models
We are STILL waiting to apply for the sewage permit. I have been calling the guy we bought the property from every day for almost a week and he isn't returning my calls. We need to get the plat of the property from him in order to apply for the permit. once we turn in … Continue reading Frustrated
It's amazing the things in life that we take for granted. We are so lucky to have power in our home, clean running water, the choice of how we want our children to be educated. I am visiting this topic because yesterday our cistern ran out of water (or at least I thought it had, … Continue reading First World Problems
Our garden is doing really well. I am so proud of it. The house is still currently at a standstill, but I should hopefully be getting the sewage permit this week, or at least getting the perc test complete. I'll feel better once we really get the ball rolling on this. In the meantime we … Continue reading Stuff is growing!!!
I love my job. It's work, and it forces me to be motivated, but when I am working I love it. For those of you who don't know I am a Mary Kay consultant. I have been for over 9 years. I was a director for a period of time until my son had major … Continue reading Time to get back to work
The new excavator arrived yesterday. They hauled the old one away to fix and now we have a new one that works like a charm. C went out to the property on his way home from work and spent 2 hours digging. it looks amazing. Although we still have about 2 more hours of digging … Continue reading More digging
Things are starting to wrap up as we get closer to the signing date. We are starting to work on some rough blue prints of the house. it looks like we have settled on a 50 foot circle 20 feet deep. When you factor in the tires, walls, etc, the house will be approximately 1500 … Continue reading the excitement is building
Last Sunday I had just gotten home from church when C looked at me and says "it's February, we should start thinking about planting". I turned to him and said "ok, we've got $30 to play with, lets head to lowes!". So we did. We had some 72 well starter greenhouses left over from last … Continue reading It’s Februrary!!