New Roots

New Roots

Its FINALLY time to play in the dirt again! In my opinion, there’s nothing more soul cleansing after a long, hard winter, than getting to open up windows to morning sunshine, a warm breath of fresh air, and having your hands in the soil. We definitely…

Lardy Lardy

Lardy Lardy

Did you know that LARD has more of the ‘good’ monounsaturated fats and less of the ‘bad’ saturated fats than BUTTER??? It’s true! It seems that crop tops and high-waisted-everything aren’t the only trends to cycle back around… our nutrition has been circling as well…

Bringing Home the Bacon

Bringing Home the Bacon

If you ever want to know what pride tastes like- it’s the overwhelming sense of satisfaction from the first savory bite of a fully homegrown meal.  Over the course of the past few months- 8 to be exact- Eric and I have poured a labor of love…

An Attitude of Gratitude

An Attitude of Gratitude

There are moments, little moments that pass us by as daily reminders of what we have in this world. No matter what your situation, it’s important to breathe, to take a minute and appreciate how as a person of this Earth you are affected by…

Falling Fast

Falling Fast

For what seemed like a long indian summer, we are finally getting frosty mornings and early, dark evenings here. I’m not particularly thrilled with the lack of sunlight, makes doing anything productive seem twice as difficult.. Our squash, pumpkins, and ornamentals are decorating the porch…

2017 Pantry Preserved

2017 Pantry Preserved

Sweet corn is long gone, and our garden is finally slowed down between spring/fall planted crops…. Still have some greens, squash, peas, peppers, beets, carrots and beans popping up but for the most part we are fully stocked over here! So what’s on our shelves and…