Author Archives: Erin O'Neill

About Erin O'Neill

Hi, my name is Erin O'Neill. I am a part time urban homesteader and a full time homemaker and new mom. I enjoy canning my own food, crafting, raising chickens and working my bit of land. This blog is for anyone who wants to hear about the day to day struggles and successes of incorporating the old ways of life back into today's busy world.

Porch Kitty

Our sweet Porch Kitty passed away this September. We had been fostering her for a year and a half and were in the process of making her our family cat. It was very sad for all of us. We mourned … Continue reading

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Bigger Clothes Box

In our storage closet we keep a bin with clothes that have been given to us that are currently too big for River. Each time we need new clothes for her we look through this box first. It is stocked … Continue reading

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Chicken On The Porch

Our chicken Rosie has been taking free ranging to a whole new level. She has started to hop the fence and come around to our front yard and even up onto our front porch for visits. I think she’s a … Continue reading

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Bulk Oats

The cool weather makes me long once again for indoor and cozy activities that keep me centered in my home. The wild winds whip up my spirit.

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Canning Season

Small batch by small batch my pantry is filling up.

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Tis The Season

There is fresh produce everywhere! The farmers’ market, gardening friends, and the grocery store are filling up our house with delicious fresh food. My tummy loves me when I eat like this.

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River’s Art Cabinet

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