The Lazy Homesteader
By Diana G
From Troy, Idaho, Diana G. favors small towns, and in her blog she will share the joys of discovering small-town America. Her secondary focus for the blog? “Letting people know there’s more to people than meets the eye, and sharing real people’s history.”
At the moment, Diana and her husband are working on purchasing their own land and building their homestead. Their to-do list is everything that pertains to that!
Diana says, “My husband lost his job in Georgia so I got to come home to Idaho!”
She says a homesteader is about “being self-sufficient and realistic, without being negative.”
The family are fans of good, natural, homegrown foods, Diana says, which is why she has a garden. At the moment, the garden is empty. “We have some Navy beans started in the house because of the short growing season up here,” Diana says.
Diana shares her place with a dog, Ladybugs; two cats, Max and Simon; a new barn cat; and deer, coyotes, owls, hawks, neighbor dogs, moose, geese, wild turkeys, etc., that hang around from time to time.
Her country skills include country knowledge and experience, canning, baking, cooking, sewing, quilting, crocheting, painting, building, gardening, mechanic, etc.
And Diana’s philosophy on country life sounds wonderful. “Very satisfying. The best stress relief around. One never gets bored!”