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Inspired by the abandoned ‘hidden house’ on our South Carolina farm, we’re creating a cozy haven where learning, laughter, and shared experiences thrive.
Whether you’re looking to impress guests or simply treat yourself to an extraordinary meal, this Baked Potatoes Brisket recipe elevates the classic baked potato from a mere sidekick to the star of the show.
Make Sunday mornings a breeze with our Sourdough Discard Waffles. Prep ahead, toast, and customize with toppings for a delightful homemade breakfast. Perfect for waffle or pancake lovers alike.
I just made the cutest pink pasta for my kids as an early Valentine’s Dinner! We are 100% against Red Dye 40 here so we colored our pasta using purple cabbage and a Lemon Garlic Olive Oil sauce.
Minimalism so much more than a trend; it’s a transformative lifestyle choice that can lead to a simpler, less cluttered, and more peaceful homestead.
Welcome, I’m Jalena!
Home: steader | maker | schooler
Hey y’all. My friends call me Jo, so you can too. I’m a wife of 15 years (my husband & I met in jail) and mom to FOUR (3 of whom we adopted through foster care). I love Jesus, homesteading, blogging and so much more.
I’d love for you to get to know me through the parts of my life I share (or should I say overshare, because I’m totally guilty of that?!). I enjoy forming GENUINE connections with other women, so please say hi while you’re here!