Hello! I'm Jude, I write about slow living, permaculture & organic gardening, poultry keeping, homesteading & sharing the adjustments  we (my husband, daughter & I) have made due to illness & injury. Living frugally & abundantly sharing our country life guided by the seasons.

about me

There is freedom in letting go of the 'old life' learning to be grateful for just now & focusing on doing things that we are capable of & make us feel skippy happy.

since illness & injury

Valuing materials, saving them from landfill, repurposing & giving them a 2nd life, like the Hen House (above) made completely  from reclaimed materials.

Some things I write about:

reduce, reuse, recycle

Home grown, organic, sourced as locally as possible, supporting farmers & growers, whole foods, baking, preserving, seasonal cooking, stockpiling.

Home grown, organic, sourced as locally as possible, supporting farmers and growers, whole foods, baking, preserving, seasonal cooking, stockpiling.

Cooking from Scratch

Cooking from Scratch

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free range poultry 

Permaculture gardening, small heritage fruit tree orchard, small quince orchard, food hedges, kitchen garden, berry patch, mulching, wildlife habitat, chemicals not used.

Gardening

Handmade. There is a saying at our house, can something be fixed with timber, yarn or fabric & can we make something instead of buying it. Lasting longer & appreciated more. 

Making

Ducks & Chickens. Head of pest control, free range, rare breeds, feathered darlings, self medicating with medicinal herbs planted in their yards, greens & herbs planted for their diet during the colder months. 

Permaculture gardening, small heritage fruit tree orchard, small quince orchard, food hedges, kitchen garden, berry patch, mulching, wildlife habitat, chemicals not used.

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ebooks coming soon