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Spring foraged violet syrup recipe
How to Prepare Spring Fiddleheads
One tree variety already blooming in our yard, are the many Magnolia trees that have been arriving over the course of the last couple weeks.
With regular grocery items flying off the shelves, I'm happy and proud to feel confident about only buying what we absolutely need...
Harvest season has arrived.
Garden season is coming to a close (cue the sad violins)… One of the things I love most about summer, is the fewer groceries I buy from the
Squash, pumpkins, & gourds, oh my! This year we decided to try our hand at a pumpkin patch.
One afternoon, watering my many lavender plants, it occurred to me that I was more than fully capable of recreating it at a fraction of the
It never ceases to be a thrill when our dinner plate is filled with veggies that came from our yard, meat that we raised and butchered, and
It's not all baby goats, sunshine, and flowers. While most of this homestead life is beautiful, it is also work.
Warm, green evenings after work, golden hour, with the sun just setting, meandering out into the vibrant garden, chickens pecking the ground
From-scratch living will bring you joy, self-fulfillment, and a sense of primal completeness - it will hit you smack-dab in the middle of yo
Winter feels a lot longer when you become a gardener and keeper of livestock. The sunshine months are when everything glitters...
Why do we bother? All this extra work and time spent making, baking, prepping, tending, feeding and watering. It seems like a lot - and some
We are taking this show on the road! New year, new adventures. While we are usually a couple of homebodies, we do always appreciate any time
Burpee Seed Company in partnership with the University of Rhode Island, and Ocean States Job Lot, provides a free seed campaign at the end o
And on the 8th day, God looked down on his planned paradise and said, "I need a caretaker"-- so God made a Farmer. God said, "
Using whatever variety of dried herbs you like, place in a mortar with pestle and add course salt and peppercorns.
No country french farm scene would be complete without the scent of lavender floating on the breeze. While we are definitely not in Paris,
We have more cucumbers than we know what to do with. Went a little overboard this planting season... oops. I have been drinking cucumber w