Jessica writes from her homestead in the backwoods of New England. When she’s not writing, she’s probably chasing chickens, studying herbalism, or encouraging her daughter to stomp in mud puddles.
The Best Vegan Pumpkin Chili
The first time I ever had pumpkin chili was at… A bagel shop? It was a strange place to find chili on the menu, but I live in New England, and when it’s fall in New England, pumpkin is fair game just about anywhere. On front porches, in muffins and whoopie pies — we even have pumpkin festivals.
The Pros and Cons of Deleting Your Social Media Profiles
I began deleting my social media profiles in the spring of 2022. I'd deserted Facebook years ago, so that one was already long gone. Twitter and Tiktok were the next to go, and the easiest - I hardly ever used them. Instagram followed shortly after, and proved a little more difficult, as I had a small following on my homesteading page that I was sad to see go.