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  • beauty of order
    Beach Living, City Living, Responsive Living


    I had a miscarriage recently, and I’m actually OK. It’s been awhile since I posted anything of actual substance online. I update my Instagram regularly, mostly with absolutely pointless videos of my…

  • Beach Living, City Living

    Update from Pensacola

    I’ve sat down to write this blog post probably once a month since we left Colorado. But we’ve had so much going on, with so many new changes almost every month, that…

  • pensacola FL
    City Living, Country Living

    Changes in 2017

    I mentioned in my last blog that we had some major changes coming up and it’s time to finally share some of them with you. We’ve had several shifts in our lives over…

  • ryan hannah ellis corson
    Country Living

    2016 – April through December

    Its been almost a year since my last blog and new folks are still finding us each day from googling “homesteading”, “westcliffe colorado” or (my fav) “realities of tiny house living”  I…

  • Country Living, Simple Living

    A Week on The Farm

    We lost a goat last week.   Corky, our “special” wether, died sometime during the night and Ryan found him in the barn. His mama had a heart defect and we knew…

  • westcliffe colorado
    Country Living, Reading, Simple Living

    Hello 2016

    “Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.” ―…

  • Country Living, Eating Simple

    Autumn on the Homestead

    Here is a quick little update of what’s been going on around the homestead in the last month or so… Made applesauce, apple butter, apple chips, & apple scones. Apple tea is still…