Its official. After November 1st winter driving conditions are in effect on all Canadian roads. There are signs on the highway that warn drivers not to go beyond the city limits without ... Read More about Winter driving on rural highways – 10 tips to get you home safely.
Yesterday I signed up for NaNoWriMo, as a rebel, of course. Purple Sheep are the exception, rather than the rule and the road less travelled must entail doing what other's aren't, no? During ... Read More about Steps to discovering and growing your passion
The utopia of living off the land, isn't. When you approach the homestead lifestyle, eager to raise your own food, adopt a more self sufficient lifestyle, and embrace a saner, slower pace in life, ... Read More about Winter storms, wolves at the door, – 6 ways homesteaders are more resilient in crisis
The Purple Sheep at Joybilee Farm have a nonconformist Christmas Celebration, too. We joined the advent conspiracy to decommercialize our sacred time and create space for family together-time. We ... Read More about Preparing for a Handmade Christmas
The 2011 edition of the Ashford Wheel Magazine arrived this week. After a full year of handspinning, weaving and sewing the Mother-Daughter Jacket, documenting it with pictures, blogging ... Read More about Drum roll please: The mother-daughter saori jacket is now in print
Dyeing wool and other protein fibres is easy Have you shied away from dyeing your own wool or silk because you thought the process was difficult, complicated and required a chemist's brain? Have ... Read More about Colour your wool-d : How to dye wool with weak acid dyes