From the Farm Blog Hop… June 24

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Hello! Happy Friday and happy From the Farm Blog Hop day! I am just now realizing that it has pretty much been a month since we’ve seen each other here! Did you miss me? I’ve missed you guys!!!

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I have been insanely busy these past few weeks. I helped chaperone the sixth grade field trip to Washington, DC. It was an amazing experience for the kids!

Then we went on to talent shows, and school picnics. The Pixie was the baby wildebeest in our school’s production of the Lion King and had her ballet recital. And then the Boy graduated from sixth grade… and our wonderful school–tears all around. Even though the Pixie will be back there next fall, many families graduated their youngest this week–and not everyone is going to the same high school next year.

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Consequently, I have done almost no blogging. And, to be honest, very little housekeeping! Cleaning the disaster that has become my house (how big to they have to be before dust bunnies actually take on lives of their own?) is next on my “to do” list today. Yuck.

But enough of that. Because it’s time for another round of From The Farm where we love to see your ideas on how to garden, homestead, or any DIY tips and tricks. Last Week’s Top 3 Favorites, as chosen by YOU:



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From the Farm Blog Hop… May 27

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Hello! Happy Friday and happy Memorial Day Weekend! I hope you all enjoy the festivities that summer brings, but I hope you also take the time to remember our fallen servicemen and -women.

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Before we get started, though, I want to share this week’s Quote of the Week. Approximately daily, I share of Quote of the Day on my Facebook page  and the most popular one becomes the Quote of the Week.

Since I was really lazy this week, I’m actually going to share an older Quote, one that I hope you find especially appropriate this weekend.

Quote of the Week / Once Upon a Time in a Bed of Wildflowers

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From the Farm Blog Hop… May 13

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Happy Friday! And happy Friday the 13th!

Welcome to another From the Farm Blog Hop! We are so happy that you could join us this week, and we can’t wait to see what you’ll be sharing with us!!! But before we do that, let me share the Quote of the Week. Approximately daily I post a quote on my Facebook page  and the most popular one becomes the Quote of the Week.

I’m really pleased that this quote by Beethoven became this week’s Quote. On Monday the Boy played in his All City Band Concert–with lots of very gifted young musicians from throughout the city. They played on a big, fancy stage and it was a wonderful experience for him! I shared this quote that evening… not that I heard any wrong notes–all the kids did an amazing job!!!

 

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Sourdough: A Guide to Everything you Need to Know

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Since I first started learning about health and nutrition, one of the first things I wanted to make was sourdough bread. I thought, if I only had my very own sourdough starter, I could make wholesome bread (and other things!) for my family.

But I was hesitant.

Sourdough: A guide to everything you need to know // Once Upon a Time in a Bed of Wildflowers

To be honest, I tend to kill things. Not noisy things like children and pets who can complain loudly when I don’t take proper care of them… but quiet things. Like goldfish and houseplants and, I assumed, sourdough starters.

It took me a while (like almost five years) but I’m there now. Sort of.

Why Sourdough?

According to Nourishing Traditions:

All grains contain phytic acid (an organic acid in which phosphorus is bound) in the outer layer or bran. Untreated phytic acid can combine with calcium, magnesium, copper, iron and especially zinc in the intestinal tract and block their absorption. This is why a diet high in unfermented whole grains may lead to serious mineral deficiencies and bone loss.

In other words, the modern recommendation that everyone go around eating whole wheat everything is actually a really bad piece of advice that can lead to a whole bunch of problems. Of course, eating a lot of white flour isn’t really a good idea either.

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You simply have to do what your great-grandparents did: Prepare your grains before you eat them, either by sprouting them (basically turning them into little vegetables), soaking them (overnight in an acidic medium), or by souring them–by choosing a slow-rise recipe from a fermented starter.

To get us started (pun totally intended) I have rounded up a bunch of posts about sourdough from my friends over at the Homestead Bloggers Network, and some of my other favorite bloggers.

How to get Started

You need a starter. Each starter is unique and will have it’s own special yeasts and bacteria in it, resulting in its own unique flavor–ranging from the super-sour San Francisco sourdough bread, to those that are much more mild. Some starters have been handed down from generation to generation and are hundreds of years old!

(Ha! I’ll be lucky if I’ll be able to hand on my starter to myself of next month, never mind my grandkids!)

If you’re not fortunate enough to be gifted an heirloom starter, ask around–I’m betting you know someone who has one. And since the damn things multiply like crazy, she or he will probably be thrilled to share!

Sourdough Starter

This is Harry Potter. I got him from a friend.

And, yes, I named my sourdough starter. It wasn’t my idea; I got the idea from this book. And I agree, it is much harder–though hardly impossible–to kill something with a name that you view as a pet. Why Harry Potter? Well, why not? And besides, as we all know, Harry Potter is notoriously difficult to kill and even prone to resurrecting himself–I thought it might be helpful.

If you aren’t lucky enough to know someone with a starter, you can buy one.

This brand comes highly recommended:

You can also, literally start from scratch and catch your very own starter!

Starting a Sourdough Starter for Yourself fromThe Homesteading Hippy

Baking with Sourdough

How to Make Sourdough Bread–The Easy Way fromSchneider Peeps

Sourdough Bread Baking from a Beginner from Timber Creek Farm

Simple, Easy Sourdough Bread from Scratch from The Farmer’s Lamp

Easy Sourdough Yeast Bread for the Bread Machine from The Farmer’s Lamp

No Kneed Sourdough Bread from Grow Forage Cook Ferment

Sourdough–Quicker from Homesteading on Grace

sourdough // Once Upon a Time in a Bed of Wildflowers

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Troubleshooting: How to Keep Yourself from Messing Up and What to do if you Already Have

The Farmer’s Lamp Answers Your Sourdough Questions from this is a lovely podcast from (you guessed it!) The Farmer’s Lamp

6 Tips to Prevent “Sour” Sourdough from Traditional Cooking School by GNOWFGLINS

Resurrecting the Sourdough Barm from Homesteading on Grace

Beyond Bread

Sourdough Breakfast Pitas from The Homestead Lady

Starting with Sourdough: Breakfast Cake from Hobby Farms

Sugar Free Cookies for Breakfast from The Homestead Lady

Sourdough Pan…Cake from Homesteading on Grace

Traditional Sourdough Pancakes from Nourished Kitchen

Sourdough Crepes from Homesteading on Grace

Sourdough English Muffins from Traditional Cooking School by GNOWFGLINS

Sourdough Pizza Crust from The Homesteading Hippy

Sourdough Tortillas from Grow Forage Cook Ferment

Cheesy Garlic Sourdough Crackers from Common Sense Homesteading

Pizza Flavored Whole Wheat Sourdough Crackers from Common Sense Homesteading — These would make a fabulous substitute for, say, goldfish crackers, if you happen to have a kid who views the lack of goldfish crackers in her lunchbox as notoriously unfair and possible child abuse. Just sayin’. 😉

Sourdough Chocolate Cake with Coconut Cream Frosting from The Homesteading Hippy

Sourdough Brownies from Common Sense Homesteading

Sourdough Cookies from Common Sense Homesteading

More Resources

70+ Sourdough Recipes from Montana Homesteader

Simply Sourdough: The Ultimate Recipe Round Up from The 104 Homestead

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From the Farm Blog Hop… May 6

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Happy Friday!  I’ve been enjoying springtime and gardening and a lot of playgrounding this week. It’s been chilly, though. As much as I want to put away my woolly sweaters and bring out long, flowing skirts… we aren’t quite there yet!

Welcome to another From the Farm Blog Hop! We are so happy that you could join us this week, and we can’t wait to see what you’ll be sharing with us!!! But before we do that, let me share the Quote of the Week. Approximately daily I post a quote on my Facebook page  and the most popular one becomes the Quote of the Week. Be sure to check it out! 🙂

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What You Need to Know to Add Bees to Your Homestead

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What do you know about bee keeping?”

That is how my uncle greeted me the other day… and was the inspiration to writing this My Week on Wednesday post. Because the answer was, honestly, “nothing.”

I admit that bees are one of the animals that we have considered adding to our little homestead because–let’s face it–as city dwellers our livestock choices are pretty limited. Besides bees, we’ve considered rabbits and chickens; our neighbor requested ducks, but I’m not sure ducks are for me!

But bees… aside from the fact that they are pointy little critters, they might be an excellent choice.

So… I gathered up some posts from my friends over at the Homestead Bloggers Network and some of my other favorite bloggers, and this is what I found out.

Have you ever considered adding bees to your homestead? Learn why it might be a good choice for you, plus what you need to go to get started and other bee-friendly options if you ultimately decide bees aren't right for you.

Bee Inspired to Take Up Beekeeping

Okay. That was dorky, wasn’t it?

But, seriously, there are a lot of really good reasons to take up bee keeping.

Five Fun and Fascinating Facts About Honey Bees — Herbal Academy

Pick Up Beekeeping as a Hobby and the Bees Will Thank You — The Homesteading Hippy (written by KarenLynn of Lil’ Suburban Homestead)

The History of Beekeeping — Stone Axe Herbals

7 Things That Honeybees Give Us Other Than Honey — Stone Axe Herbals

Why Keeping Bees Might be the Best Thing you Ever Did for Your Garden — Pantry Paratus

3 Reasons for Homestead Honey Bees — Better Hens and Gardens

4 Reasons I Want Honey Bees (And Why You Should Consider Them Too!) — Fip Flop Barnyard

What you need to know to add bees to your homestead // Once Upon a Time in a Bed of Wildflowers

Bee Prepared

So you think, maybe, beekeeping is right for you. Here are some things you need to consider and what you know to get started.

Best Tips for Keeping Honey Bees — Timber Creek Farm

How to Prepare for Beekeeping — The Homestead Lady

Getting Started with Bees — The Coastal Homestead

Beekeeping for Beginners — Montana Homesteader

What to Know Before You Start Raising Bees — The Homesteading Hippy

7 Important Questions to Ask Before Getting Bees — Better Hens and Gardens

4 Tips for Beekeeping with Children — Hobby Farms (by Tessa of The Homestead Lady)

Beginning Beekeeping: Getting Started with Equipment — Farm Fit Living

What you need to know to add bees to your homestead // Once Upon a Time in a Bed of Wildflowers

Bee Even More Prepared

So… now you’ve decided to keep bees. Here is some more information… about the ins and outs. And harvesting honey! Which really is one of the key reasons to keep bees in the first place.

The Queen Bee and Beginning Our Beekeeping Adventure — Timber Creek Farm

Sucussful Hive Inspection — Pasture Deficit Disorder

How to Capture a Swarm of Bees — The Homestead Lady

First Honey Harvest — Pasture Deficit Disorder

How to Process Raw Honey with an Extractor — The Homestead Lady

50 Backyard Beekeeping Resources for Beginners — Earth & Honey

What if Beekeeping Isn’t Right for Me?

No worries! You can still bring pollinators to your yard. You can provide flowers and safe places for bees. You can even build a mason bee house! Mason bees are friendly (the males don’t even have stingers!) native pollinators. They don’t make honey, but they are a great thing to have in your yard.

A Meadow of Bee-Friendly Flowers — The 104 Homestead

Blooms for Bees — Better Hens and Gardens

Make a Mason Bee House — Hobby Farms (by Tessa of The Homestead Lady)

Do you have bees on your homestead? What are your experiences? 

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From the Farm Blog Hop… April 29

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Happy Friday, and welcome to another From the Farm Blog Hop! We are so happy that you could join us this week, and we can’t wait to see what you’ll be sharing with us!!!

You guys, I am really sorry about last week. Sometime between Wednesday night and Thursday morning my dog, Luna, ate something that made her very sick. At first we thought rat poison… but then the vet thought maybe she ate a mushroom, or that the culprit was a mold or fungus growing in last year’s leaves! Whatever it was, she spent all day Thursday in the vet’s office, and for a while, they really thought she was going to die. But she didn’t, and she spent Thursday night on the couch with me watching Vampire Diaries (don’t judge) for the whole night… because she needed to be monitored. I brought her back to the vet on Friday for fluids… and she came home that night, tired, but with a clean bill of health! Luna // Once Upon a Time in a Bed of Wildflowers

So… while I didn’t exactly forget about you, there just wasn’t anything I could do about it!!!

I know you guys forgive me. 🙂

Also, I forgot Earth Day. But it turns out everyone forgave me for that, too, because the most popular Quote of the Day on my Facebook page  was the quote I meant to put up for Earth Day, but actually put up a few days later. 🙂

It’s one of my favorites!!!

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From the Farm Blog Hop… April 15

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Happy Friday, and welcome to another From the Farm Blog Hop! We are so happy that you could join us this week, and we can’t wait to see what you’ll be sharing with us!!!

So, anyway… let’s do the Quote of the Week. Approximately daily (I actually completely dropped the ball this week–sorry!) I post a quote on my Facebook page  and the most popular will become the Quote of the Week. I’m please though, that this one is from Diana Gabaldon because she is my all-time favorite author! 🙂

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From the Farm Blog Hop… April 8

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Happy Friday, and welcome to another From the Farm Blog Hop! We are so happy that you could join us this week, and we can’t wait to see what you’ll be sharing with us!!!

Are you enjoying spring? Are you even getting spring yet? In my neck of the woods it is snowing and all the daffodils are looking VERY unhappy! The heat is running and I am drinking tea to stay warm!!!

So, anyway… let’s do the Quote of the Week. Approximately daily I post a quote on my Facebook page  and the most popular will become the Quote of the Week.

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From the Farm Blog Hop… April 1

From the Farm Blog Hop

Happy Friday, and welcome to another From the Farm Blog Hop! We are so happy that you could join us this week, and we can’t wait to see what you’ll be sharing with us.

First, let’s do the Quote of the Week. Approximately daily I post a quote on my Facebook page  and the most popular will become the Quote of the Week. This one is one of my favorites… from a really awesome guy who is just full of amazing quotes!

Quote of the Week // Once Upon a Time in a Bed of Wildflowers

 

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And now… 

It’s time for another round of From The Farm where we love to see your ideas on how to garden, homestead, or any DIY tips and tricks. Last Week’s Top THREE Favorites, as chosen by YOU:
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Warmly, from your From the Farm Blog Hop Co-Hosts:
Heather @ The Homesteading Hippy  
Tessa @ The Homestead Lady 
Rick @ Our Stoney Acres 
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Christine @ Once Upon A Time in A Bed of Wildflowers (that’s ME!)  

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What's for dinner tonight? Try this simple roast chicken stuffed with cranberries, apples, and sweet potatoes! Via Once Upon a Time in a Bed of WildflowersCheese recipes sqFish Pie // Once Upon a Time in a Bed of Wildflowers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please Note: Some of the links found at Once Upon a Time in a Bed of Wildflowers are affiliate links. I often include these links to illustrate exactly what product I am talking about. You may be able to find the product cheaper somewhere else, including your own grocery store! However,  if you use an affiliate link to enter a shopping site (such as Amazon.com), and do decide to make a purchase, we may receive a small commission. There is no additional cost to you, however these commissions help us to support this blog, and sometimes to buy dog food! We are very grateful for your support!
We only ever promote products and businesses that we believe will be helpful to our readers.