KarenLynn

Author's details

Date registered: March 14, 2012
URL: http://www.lilsuburbanhomestead.com/

Biography

Karen Lynn at Lil’ Suburban Homestead has blogged for over 10 years and previously blogged for Frugal Families.com as well as being featured at several popular blogs. She is a Homestead Bloggers Network Contributor and was featured at Fix.com, From Scratch Magazine and is a Grit Community blogger. She decided instead of picking up stakes to move to the farm they would move the farm to them. Both Karen and her husband she calls “The Viking” are beekeepers, sell local honey, keep backyard chickens all on less than 1/3 of an acre.

Latest posts

  1. DIY: Faux Vintage Copper Mailbox: From Drab to Fab! — November 5, 2017
  2. Gardening Goals & Future Plans For The Homestead — October 30, 2017
  3. Simple Living, Mindfulness, and Little Gifts — August 28, 2017
  4. It’s Honey Harvest Time on our Suburban Homestead! — July 15, 2017
  5. DIY: Bourbon Barrel Stave Candle Holders & Succulent Planters — June 19, 2017

Most commented posts

  1. “Celebration Giveaway” From Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Co. — 85 comments
  2. All American Pressure Cooker Canner Giveaway — 72 comments
  3. The Survival Mom Radio Network Hosts Grand Giveaway! — 55 comments
  4. Colonial Raised Bed Garden Reveal — 44 comments
  5. Lil’ Suburban Homestead Celebrates our 2nd Birthday With A Honey Giveaway & The Ole’ Saturday Homesteading Trading Post Ed. No. 34 — 43 comments

Author's posts listings

Nov 05

DIY: Faux Vintage Copper Mailbox: From Drab to Fab!

DIY: Faux Vintage Copper Mailbox: From Drab to Fab!   It’s the end of daylight saving time once again! Fall is such a great time of year to start working on those fun DIY projects and in particular I love projects that are simple and easy to do but provide fairly instant gratification and if …

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Oct 30

Gardening Goals & Future Plans For The Homestead

Gardening Goals & Future Plans For The Homestead Fall is such a great time of year to reflect on our gardens and a simpler time as well as most of us our battening down the hatches preparing for winter or if you are like us and you are in a milder gardening climate you may …

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Aug 28

Simple Living, Mindfulness, and Little Gifts

Simple Living, Active Mindfulness, and all the Little Gifts As my husband and I were driving home from a weekend in the mountains after celebrating our 28th wedding anniversary in Black Mountain, North Carolina we chatted as we drove and I shared with my husband a few of my thoughts or rambles as I call …

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Jul 15

It’s Honey Harvest Time on our Suburban Homestead!

It’s Honey Harvest Time on our Suburban Homestead! Hello friends, Yes, you heard that right it’s honey harvest time or sticky door knob season as we fondly call it! It sure has been a while and I have missed posting to all of you but at least lately I have tried to make sure when …

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Jun 19

DIY: Bourbon Barrel Stave Candle Holders & Succulent Planters

DIY: Bourbon Barrel Stave Candle Holders & Succulent Planters Hello friends! I hope everyone is having an amazing Monday or making it through anyway…;) I’m so excited to share with all of you these gorgeous barrel stave candle holders and succulent planters that the Viking in my life has been working on. He has started …

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May 29

The Making of an Inviting Home with Thrift Store Finds and a Dash Of Creativity

The Making of an Inviting Home with Thrift Store Finds and a Dash of Creativity I don’t know about all of you but the Viking and I love looking for thrift store finds if anything I will go the Habit for Humanity Restore just about every weekend. The possibilities are endless however you do have …

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May 21

All About Chicken Coops at The Mother Earth News Fair Asheville, NC 2017

All About Chicken Coops at The Mother Earth News Fair Asheville, NC 2017 Wow friends….. I feel like it has been so long since I posted last. Well this Spring has been a whirlwind for sure but most notable was our recent trip to speak at the Mother Earth News Fair in Asheville, North Carolina. …

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Apr 30

Mother Earth News Fair- Asheville, NC – Here we come!

Mother Earth News Fair- Asheville, NC – Here we come! Happy Sunday friends! I so have missed blogging with you all this past week…it feels like it’s been ages and then I realized I had not told you all or at least some of you our big news! Drumroll please…. We will be speaking at …

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Apr 17

DIY: Create Your Own Outside Living Space – Our New Patio Reveal!

DIY: Create Your Own Outside Living Space – Our New Patio Reveal! Hello friends, I hope this week you are all doing well. I am so excited to share with all of you about our DIY:  Patio as I know I had promised to share all about it quite a while ago.  It’s been over …

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Apr 02

Farewell Oysters & Cold Weather For Now Anyway

Farewell Oysters For Now Anyway   Hello friends and happy Sunday! I must confess I’m just as excited as everyone that the chillier weather will be behind us but that also means that this past weekend was the last weekend to purchase wild oysters in our area. I purchased these from my favorite seafood company …

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