Monthly Archives: January 2010

Beulah Land Gardens

  This sunset was so beautiful I had to run out and snap a picture of it.  And as always, the picture doesn’t do it credit. Spring lettuce, arugula and a stray garlic are growing well in this cold frame. … Continue reading

Posted in Homestead living | Comments Off on Beulah Land Gardens

A Warm Spell – Wild Things

One of my favorite things about Texas is the unexpected warm spells that break up the cold spells. Actually, the cold spells are the most uncommon but this year it feels like we’ve had more cool/cold and rainy weather than … Continue reading

Posted in Homestead living | 1 Comment

Pick Up Day

This was typed out Monday 1/11 – It was a balmy 49 degrees here today. Tonight should be close to freezing but not down to 7.3 that we had yesterday morning. Today was what I’d call a ‘pick up day.’ … Continue reading

Posted in Homestead living | Comments Off on Pick Up Day

Cold Snap

My house is all closed up to keep the cold and winds out and the heat in. I have quilts on the north windows, hanging over the curtain rods, and when the sunlight shines through them they look like stained … Continue reading

Posted in Homestead living | 1 Comment