After being inspired by Zero Waste Chef, I started writing this post in 2014. I set a goal to make a gluten free sourdough starter back then. Years later…It took a pandemic for me to finally reach this goal. Some goals get put on the back burner until a future time, but hey, that’s okay. […]
What’s Growing On The Homestead?
Our Spring 2021 Hawaii Homestead Update – So far 2021 has given us many opportunities to learn new skills and develop others. Our glass has been more than half full. We’ve added to our homestead family – two lop eared rabbits – Ms. Flopsy and Mr. Dill Pickle. We have harvested our first crops of […]
Hawaii Winter: A Time to Reflect
It’s winter in Hawaii. Cooler weather is here. The large waves have arrived. The mornings have been delightfully crisp. Our move to the Hawaii homestead is complete! One mango tree is fruiting out of season and today we tasted our first fruit. Butterflies are fluttering about in the sunlight as it peaks through the mango […]
Living Sustainably in Hawaii On A Budget
Live in Hawaii on a Budget? It’s no secret that living in Hawaii is very costly. The Tax Foundation ranked Honolulu as the 4th most expensive city in the United States in 2018. Yet, we are we able to live sustainably in Honolulu on a fraction of those around us. How? First, we establish a […]