Tuesday Happenings on my Homestead


Today’s Menu




Apple slices

Whole wheat toast and homemade peach jam



Split pea soup (leftovers)

Corn potato chowder (leftovers)

Peanut butter toast (if not enough leftovers to go around)

Apple slices



Chili bean soup over brown rice

Green salad

Dinner rolls



Baking/cooking/preparations in the kitchen to do today:

Make pumpkin muffins – (now they will be leftover oatmeal muffins instead.. we had a couple cups of oatmeal left from breakfast)

Make double batch of homemade ranch dressing

Make chili bean soup this afternoon


~Soak brown rice (done)

~cook 3 cups red beans (cooking right now)

~cook 1 pound hamburger with onions, divide and use ½ for tonight’s chili and put other half in the freezer for another meal


The rest of my to-do list:

Package recent orders from my country store and get them in the mailbox

Bag and label laundry soap

Finish grocery list for tomorrows shopping

Work on Christmas gifts

Wash kitchen floor by hand (I call it my super duper clean the floor job) and then do it again with Mop&Glo.

Oversee kids as they do the daily chore list (done)

School with kids (not much hands on here for me.. they all know what they need to do) (currently being done)



That’s what my Tuesday on my homestead is shaping up to be! 


  1. I'm glad I'm not the only one who does a super duper cleaning, then puts a coating over it! Except I use Brite.

  2. I just wanted to tell you that I made your recipe and I LOVED it! Hubby wouldn't touch it (but will eat refried beans... yech!) so I got it all to myself!!

    Thank you!

  3. Hi Crystal. I am sure you get this a lot, but I feel lead to just let you know how much I really enjoy your blog. Its nice to know that I have somewhere to go for good advice and wisdom. Thanks Again!


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