Author:Stefanie

Wild Garlic01

Wildcrafting

In 2007 I began film school at Oklahoma City Community College. I had just came back from a 7 week stint backpacking solo through Europe. When I came back to the states I brought with me a desire to make films that connect people to...

Over 175 ft of glorious storage.

Spending and Savings

This blog is not only about the recent flood of progress on The Twenty, but also about decision-making and self-doubt. Let’s look at the progress so far, the things to come, and the thought process behind all of these current and future projects. Please, after...

Frozen 40

Unplugged

After months of working, Beau and I decided to go back to my hometown, Canute, OK, for the Thanksgiving holiday. He, Oliver and I were all in need of a get away together and this seemed like the perfect opportunity to spend time with my...

Pretty lady

Why Did the Chicken…?

I’ve been thinking a lot about the chickens lately and have this dream of a mobile chicken coop, called a chicken tractor, that will house fifty-plus hens. This is my dream coop. It allows you to move your chickens around your entire farm. The idea...

Goat

Ticks & Ivy

While attending college for Biology over a decade ago I recall taking a field trip with my entomology class to OSU in Stillwater to look at their insect collection, but while we were there we learned a lot about those bloodsucking little arachnids—ticks. Ticks have...

Permaculture Books

Hügelkultur!

As determined as we are to get on our land, we are just as determined to treat the resources of the land with respect. This has been a big topic lately as we have 18 or more rather large piles of trees on the property....

Sand plum jelly

It’s the jam…or uh…jelly

Chickasaw plum, Prunus angustifolia, sandhill plum, or more commonly sand plum. I am crazy passionate about many things in life and sand plum jelly is one of those things.   Sand plums can only be harvested one time of year and that time of year is now, so...

Social Networks

What’s the Blog Deal?

In 2012 our production company finished the film “Where Did the Horny Toad Go?”, a documentary about the history and decline of the Texas Horned Lizard. My husband conveyed the importance of social media when promoting the film, but I just couldn’t seem to get...

Straw House 01

A Fibrous Diet

As some of you know, Beau and I attended a straw bale home building workshop this past week near Austin, Texas. The workshop was taught by Andrew Morrison of Straw Bale Innovations, and hosted by the owners of Belle Vie Farm & Kitchen, Perrine and Aubrey...