Monthly Archives: March 2012

Fiber Fridays: Felted Fiber Friends/ A GIVEAWAY!

** Note: this giveaway is closed! Please head over to Etsy to buy or order your own little Fiber Friend, and join me every “Fiber Friday” for my weekly featured friend, plus occasional coupons and other incentives. Yay!** That’s right, … Continue reading


Filed under Dogs/ Corgis, Felting, Giveaway

Pork Loin Roast in About an Hour

What happens when you spend the entire day butchering chickens, worming sheep, teaching a bummer lamb to find her mama’s nipple and you don’t get home until 6 pm AND none of the hens were meaty/tender enough to warrant human … Continue reading

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Filed under Cast Iron, Cooking, Dinner, Eat Real Food, Eating

Spring has Sprung! Sayeth our “Groundhog”

I tend to keep strange “pets.” If you’re a seasoned Austin Homestead reader, you remember that Pocket isn’t our only house pet. For the newbies, let this post serve as her introduction. Meet Holly, the Christmas Turtle. Holly may well … Continue reading

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Filed under Box Turtle, Critters

Pita Pizza: My “World Famous” Recipe

Okay, okay: this recipe isn’t WORLD famous, but it is my husband’s all time favorite dinner, which counts for something, right? Pita pizza is a super delicious, healthy alternative to doughy pizza and is totally versatile to what you have … Continue reading


Filed under Baked, Cooking, Dinner, Easy