My Journey to EMPL on Blue Fig Farmstead

2018 was a year of discovery for me.  I decided about this time in 2017 to spend the next year focusing on my health.  Have you ever felt like something wasn’t quite right but you didn’t know what and felt like those you had turned too (doctors and other health professionals) were missing something.  That…

Why We Decided to Homestead

The desire to homestead has been mine not my husbands.  He likes the idea.  He likes the pounds of fresh figs. He likes the time we spend together working on everything. He likes making me happy. What he doesn’t like is the heat and all the work after work.  Even so, he believes in what…

January Chore List

January Chore List
*Plan your garden
*Clean and Compost Leaves
*Pine needles for mulch
*Prune trees and bushes
*Clean, repair, organize tools
*Order seeds

Another Year and Still Growing

Another year is coming to a close.  I can’t believe we have been here over two years now.  It has been 2 years of homesteading joy and mistakes.  Everyday I look out my back door and am amazed I live in this beautiful place.  When we found this property I envisioned wonderful fresh fruits and…