Getting back into the swing

Yes, I am well aware that we haven’t posted in something like two years. Yes, we are still “stuck in suburbia.” I hope to begin posting again with some more regularity. Until we get some actual posts up, here’s a quick photo preview of our homesteading activities over the past couple of years.

Pork roast from a pig that we butchered.
Pork roast from a pig that we butchered.
Our home-cured and -smoked ham.
Our home-cured and -smoked ham.
Dulci's awesome rack of lamb. Delicious!
Dulci’s awesome rack of lamb. Delicious!
Making hash with the kiddo.
Making hash with the kiddo.
Pig butchering
Butchering a pig in the dining room.
One side of a pig on our dining room table.
One side of a pig on our dining room table.
Butchering a pig - this is the primal cut known as the "middle."
Butchering a pig – this is the primal cut known as the “middle.”
Hand-forged hooks on a plum tree branch
Hand-forged hooks on a plum tree branch
Hand-forged hooks on a plum tree branch.
Hand-forged hooks on a plum tree branch.
Turned vase 2
A vase turned from a plum trunk.
A vase turned from a plum tree trunk.
A vase turned from a plum tree trunk.
A pillow with a pouch for the tooth fairy.
A pillow with a pouch for the tooth fairy.

Making sausage! Granola! Home-roasted coffee Home-butchered and -cured bacon Corkscrew Corkscrew pouch

Yes, I am a blacksmith now. A beginning blacksmith, but a blacksmith nonetheless.
Yes, I am a blacksmith now. A beginning blacksmith, but a blacksmith nonetheless.
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