Our beautiful Christmas tree is coming down. When shopping for our Christmas tree this year, we found this near perfect 9′ Silver Tip Fir tree. I just had to have it. It was the tree of my dreams! I had grand visions of how it would be decorated – all of which were breath-taking….the stuff [Continue Reading …]
Welcome to the Homestead
Established in 1989, the Homestead at Bridle Creek has risen from acres of oaks and scrub brush to a family run farm – where family and friends meet to enjoy the bounties of the land, celebrate special occasions, and if only for a short time – join us in our quest for a more simple life.
For years, I have been asked to share what I do and how I do it. I guess it is finally time to do just that – thus this site.
Can it really be December already?! What has happened to this year! November is always a busy month, but this year found the Homestead exceptionally busy. . . . A mid-month wedding, The birth of a beautiful new granddaughter, And then there was [Continue Reading …]
This handsome dude is one of the many Tom’s we have here at the Homestead this year. He is a heritage breed known as Narragansett. This breed is a cross between the wild turkeys of the east coast and domestic turkeys brought to this country by European colonists. They are somewhat rare – only coming [Continue Reading …]
Come the end of summer, there is the annual question – What to do with the zucchini that seems to be never ending. At times it seems that a single squash plant well fed, watered and cared for could feed the entire continent of Africa in one summer. If only my money tree was so [Continue Reading …]