Tag: mountain living

Sunny Days Are For Adventure

I grew up in Washington State, and was always bombarded with “I couldn’t live there, it rains so much!” But not all of Washington lives under a constant rain cloud – and the places I lived were in the dryer, more desert like climates.… Continue Reading “Sunny Days Are For Adventure”

Greenhouse To Garden Beds

Living in the Idaho Panhandle and trying to garden is a learning curve. The Idaho Panhandle—locally known as North Idaho—is a region in the U.S. state of Idaho encompassing the state’s 10 northernmost counties: Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Clearwater, Idaho, Kootenai, Latah, Lewis, Nez Perce, and Shoshone (though the southern part of the region is sometimes referred to as North Central Idaho). The Panhandle… Continue Reading “Greenhouse To Garden Beds”

Connecting With Nature

About five or six years ago is when my journey led me to connect with nature. I grew up in a small town, and spent much of my youth on our family cattle ranch. Not long after I turned nineteen, I took off for… Continue Reading “Connecting With Nature”

A Month On The Homestead

We are a month in on this wild, beautiful journey we call homesteading. And I have to say, it couldn’t be much better. There is something about being this close to nature, about working hard and seeing the results of your labor at the… Continue Reading “A Month On The Homestead”

DIY Raised Garden Bed Build

I’ve never built anything in my entire life. Correction. There was that one time I was in my “I’m an independent woman and I don’t need a man” phase where I built a bathroom etagere that wobbled when anyone touched it. And it’s possible… Continue Reading “DIY Raised Garden Bed Build”

Welcome to Homesteading With H{e}art

Well hello there. I’m Amy. Who am I? Good question. I’m just a mom who wanted something different for her kids. Something simpler, self-sufficient, richer, slower and more meaningful. Something more along the lines of the way I was raised in the country on… Continue Reading “Welcome to Homesteading With H{e}art”