Seriously large heads of #homegrown cabbage make for gigantic cabbage rolls. #homesteading

Seriously large heads of #homegrown cabbage make for gigantic cabbage rolls. #homesteading

On my recent trip to North Carolina,  both visits with long time blogging friends included grits. This gift arrived in the mail yesterday and now I’m determined to fill a few Montana mornings with North Carolina grit goodness.

On my recent trip to North Carolina, both visits with long time blogging friends included grits. This gift arrived in the mail yesterday and now I’m determined to fill a few Montana mornings with North Carolina grit goodness.

So excited to be working with @bobsredmill on #cookiemonth14 - wait until you see what’s coming in October.

So excited to be working with @bobsredmill on #cookiemonth14 - wait until you see what’s coming in October.

Harvesting some of the heirloom drying beans tonight. #gardening #homesteading

Harvesting some of the heirloom drying beans tonight. #gardening #homesteading

Harvest amongst the first fallen leaves.  Fall is coming quick. #gardening #homesteading

Harvest amongst the first fallen leaves. Fall is coming quick. #gardening #homesteading

Fall is coming. Mise en place for a rutabaga pea soup. #gardening #homesteading

Fall is coming. Mise en place for a rutabaga pea soup. #gardening #homesteading

These #homegrown herbal harvests never get old. #gardening #homesteading

These #homegrown herbal harvests never get old. #gardening #homesteading

Sunday work at the kitchen table.  Also there isn’t enough food, iced coffee,  or water within reach after running 11 miles.

Sunday work at the kitchen table. Also there isn’t enough food, iced coffee, or water within reach after running 11 miles.

An entire pint of #homegrown poppy seeds.  Oh the baking I’m going to do with these. #gardening #homesteading

An entire pint of #homegrown poppy seeds. Oh the baking I’m going to do with these. #gardening #homesteading

Inaugural batch.  Birthday present from my love. #gardening #homesteading #fermentation #sauerkraut

Inaugural batch. Birthday present from my love. #gardening #homesteading #fermentation #sauerkraut