Foraging

Wild Raspberries

On our property we are fortunate to have an abundance of wild raspberries. We moved into our home at the end of March. Once the spring hit and things started turning green I had an inkling that we just may be surrounded by an abundance of free fruit! Chances are you probably know what raspberry […]

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Recipes

Chicken Noodle Soup

It’s getting to be that time of year. The weather is cooling down, your harvest or farmers market buys are making their way into your kitchen. Warm, earthy root vegetables are asking to be chopped and peeled. In some cases chickens are being culled from the flock. In my case chicken is being purchased. It’s […]

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Recipes

Easy Mashed Potatoes

Since bringing in our potato harvest you can imagine what our side dishes have been like. Yes…all potato all the time!! Is there ever a bad time for potatoes though? Hash browns at breakfast, french fries at lunch and twice baked potatoes at dinner? I think so! While there are a myriad of possibilities for […]

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Chickens

Storing Freshly Laid Eggs

The number one reason I started keeping chickens was because I wanted an unlimited supply of eggs. Once my hens started laying, my wish came true. With three hens laying steadily we’re up to 21 eggs a week. Boy did I get what I asked for! Sometimes it’s hard to keep up with the eggs […]

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Potato Harvest

  Over the last week or two I have been sneaking into the garden bed to collect a handful of potatoes here and there. My love for everything potato does not come with patience. There was no way that I could walk past my garden bed and see a potato peeking up from the dirt […]

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Sarah’s Natural Beauty Products

A lot of folks dabble in DIY. I am happy that I learned to be a regular maker of home and body care products. It’s crafty, fun, and I can pronounce all the ingredients – time well spent. It also makes me feel in touch with the Pioneers who didn’t have the option of just […]

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