DIY Smoker- With Reclaimed Materials

Today’s post is brought to you by none other than my amazing husband, Mr. Titman! He is going to explain how we built our smoker for no money using some items we just had laying around. Now because we had these items laying around, your process for building a smoker may look a little different. […]

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Sourdough Tortilla Chips

You guys. My life has been transformed.  Revolutionized.  Totally made over. Exaggeration? I think not. You see, I’ve tried many, many different recipes for sourdough tortillas. And some of them have been decent, others not so much.  All of them cracked when folded.  Some of them were dense and more like flat bread.  Others were […]

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Cranberry Cinnamon Swirl Sourdough

This is a fun variation of my weekly sourdough bread.  The dough in this Cranberry Cinnamon Swirl Sourdough is not sweetened itself so I like to pair this bread with a lot of butter and a little raw honey.  It is the perfect breakfast treat. It would also make great french toast. please note there […]

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The Truth About Tandem Nursing

I considered myself a sort of hippy before the idea of tandem nursing.  And I still do. But many people will probably think I’m a full blown crazy, hippy after reading this. But like most things I do, I did this too, after much research and deliberation. Here is the story of the end of […]

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Homestead Goals 2017

Phew!  Anyone else have the holidays kick them in the butt??? They sure whooped me and I took a much needed (unexpected) break from work and blogging.  I’m back though! With a lot of new excitement and zest for the next year. please note there may be affiliate links, when you decide to purchase anything […]

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The Best Sourdough Sugar Cookies

These cookies are life.   Like seriously. As in they replace all other food groups life. Did I say they should replace all other food? No, I just said they do. Is it healthy? Eh, I don’t think I’d say that.  But they are a healthier treat. please note there may be affiliate links, when […]

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Basic Weekly Sourdough Bread

This bread is a great beginner bread.  It is a moderate hydration level so it’s not too scary to work with, yet it has a nice relatively open crumb (i.e it’s a medium holey level). It doesn’t require kneading which is nice for busy days or for when the children are crying. A couple notes: […]

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