Sauerbraten Recipe

My husbands Family on his Dad’s side is German. Jesse’s Grandma Ruth Guethlein died before we met. I would have loved to meet her, sounds like she was a pretty awesome lady! My Father-in-law said every year for his birthday she would make him Sauerbraten (also called sour meat and noodles) his favorite dish. My…

Local Farm Tour stop #2!

I loved spending time with Lorraine and Marty at Hughes Homestead! Their Farm was Marty’s fathers home where he lived from the age of 12 until he left for the Service! It is such a beautiful place! When you pullĀ in all you see is green, tree’s line the ribbon driveway on both sides and you…

Local Farm Tour stop #1!

I got to go hang out with Caroline (The Goat cheese lady, or the popsicle lady depending on who your talking to) and Josh from De La Luna Farms and it was great to seeĀ their place and meet her animals. Her farm is just outside of downtown Corydon and has the cutest little milk-house I…

6 Things I’ve Learned In The Last Year About Chickens!

We have had chickens for a little over a year now and I have learned a few things along the way! So I thought I would share this knowledge with you! 1.You get attached! You will get so attached to those cute little chicks, and they grow up to be hens and roosters and your…

Violet Jelly!

I just love spring! All the pretty colors popping up, it just make me happy! So the kids and I got out and picked Violets so we could make Violet Jelly! YUM! Violets grow wild in you yard! They are small little purple flowers with heart shaped leaves! (see the picture of the leaf below)…

Making Dandelion Salve

I love dandelions! They just make me happy! Seeing those little pops of yellow out in the fields and lawns. Yellow is such a happy color. My kids will often go pick them for me and bring them to me. We love to make dandelion chain headbands, and my girls love to blow the dandelions…

Welcome to Shady Creek Homestead!

Welcome to Shady Creek Homestead! We are a Family of 6! My husband and I have been married for going on 13 years! We have 4 beautiful children, who are currently playing instead of cleaning big shock….it’s a constant battle in this house! Aiden is 8, Alaina is 6, Audrey is 5, and Austin is…