Tag Archives: agrarian living

I’ll take Garden Fresh!

This is the second year with our small, organic garden. Last year our schedule kept us from spending much time with the garden and our yield was minimal. This summer we have been able to give it a little more … Continue reading

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Watch Out Peter!

Whew! Some last minute changes to our schedule meant a major rush if I was going to get the plants in the ground yet this week. I didn’t get as much done as I had hoped, but I am pleased … Continue reading

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Grannie – She’s not always a square!

I had so much fun making this crocheted vest for my daughters’ 18” dolls. Two weeks ago, my sister-in-law taught me how to make “Grannie Squares”. Up until then, I only knew how to do a basic chain stitch. I … Continue reading

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Butter Me Up!

Since I can’t have any dairy producing pets in the neighborhood, I have to rely on purchasing my organic dairy. Sometimes it is very expensive, and we are limited in selection. So I was thrilled when I found organic heavy … Continue reading

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It’s Just the Beginning

Welcome to Dawn’s Homestead Happenings!  I hope you will enjoy the journey with me as I blog about our pursuit of an agrarian-type lifestyle in the Midwestern Suburbs.

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