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.

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Real Life Kitchen

With all the beautiful pictures on the internet of people’s homes and familes you may feel like you are living a life of mess and disorder that no other household is experiencing. I’m gonna tell you right now: it’s all … Continue reading

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Small Potatoes

Our underground harvest is mostly in for the year. Small to say the least, yet satisfying. Thank You Ground.

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Mothering

For me mothering means being responsible every moment of every day. Holding it down non-stop.  As a full time mom I started bearing this responsibility a month before I conceived my daughter and have continued to bear it every day … Continue reading

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Spring Flowers

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Homeschooling For Preschool

This spring we have been focusing in on homeschooling. Next year is kindergarten, and we have to decide whether River will attend school or whether we contine to homeschool. I am leaning toward homeschooling. I feel I need to prove … Continue reading

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Spring Has Started

Here in lovely Portland, Oregon, we are welcoming in spring. It has arrived, with its warm breezes and stronger sunshine. There is still plenty of rain and grey skies, but my eyes are searching out only sun. We want flowers … Continue reading

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