Welcome to the Homestead!

life lessons, love letters, and recipes

Hi, I’m Kelin! I teach rhetoric and writing at a public university. I’m a gardener, former chef, wannabe real farmer, and a person with anxiety who is passionate about people.

My husband, Brian, is a project manager, former engineer, former fine art painter, and a person on the autism spectrum who is passionate about making.

Together we have two children, Chloe and Liam, who are now entering their teen years.

Together as a family we go through funny and hard things. We learn and we grow. We share it here to make connections and community.

Recent Blog Posts

Finding Healing and Fall Harvest Salad, Pumpernickel Bread, and Big Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie

Friends, a week away in the forests of the North Carolina mountains has been a balm for my mental health. Well, that and the fact that I’m two steps away from securing a position that I will not only enjoy and be good at, but that will help secure my family’s financial stability and longtermContinue reading “Finding Healing and Fall Harvest Salad, Pumpernickel Bread, and Big Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie”

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