Soap MakingI had made soap many years ago with the help of my youngest son. Since then I had not made anymore. Life was very busy with full time outside the home work and going to school evenings. So, needless to say many of my homestead type skills have deteriorated. I tried to make soap about 9 months ago which was not successful, the soap did not set up. I decided to take a class from Suzanne at Chickens in the Road blog. Here is her site if you want an enjoyable time reading of her adventures or sign up for classes she offers. http://chickensintheroad.com/ She set up a class per request and we made both cheese and soap. I learned how to make soap using an old crockpot, it was a wonderful easy process. It was an enjoyable afternoon. Since then I have been able to make soap again, which is such a blessing.
Yesterday, Mr. Farmer was planting our 50 pounds of seed potatoes. A few days before he planted our broccoli and cabbage. Mr. Farmer also ran errands and bought me some basil, parsley and dill for my herb garden which I have not planted yet. If tomorrow is nice, I will be in that garden for sure.
Well that the newest happenings on the homestead.