Archive for February, 2016

making do…

mum milking cow
(Mum milking.)

Lately I’ve been watching a lot of homesteading videos where people are dropping out of the rat -race and doing for themselves.  Self-sufficiency being the name of the game.  Making do and mending.  
I love it. 
I love watching the creativity, the inventiveness.  I love seeing the food made from scratch with care. 

There’s so much work involved in living the self-sufficient life.  I don’t think I’m really cut out for that sort of work,  frankly, my dear,  I’d much rather be knitting or stitching, but I do so love the idea of a gentler, softer, simpler hand crafted life.  So, I thought I’d give myself a little taste of self-sufficiency and have decided to ‘try’ and forgo buying myself any new clothing this year – and using what I already have or making it myself.
I think it will be fun.


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