At some point during the last three years, you probably decided to try your hand at sourdough. It’s trending, and for good reason. Being able to make your own, nutritious bread free of preservatives is a great skill to have! But if you’re new at it, you’ve also probably run into some snags. Bread not […]
Homestead Month in Review: February
In an effort to document our journey through homesteading better and more tangibly, I’ve decided to do a “Homestead Month in Review.” I’ll write monthly articles encompassing all the things we accomplished on the homestead. I’ll also be documenting recipes I tried, knitting and crochet projects I finished/ started, and things I learned. I hope […]
The Best Soup for Leftover Turkey!
I’m going to show you how to make the best soup for leftover turkey! But first, a quick story. The past two years, my family has supported a local farm and gotten a pasture raised turkey for thanksgiving. The quality of the meat is outstanding, and we just love supporting our farmer friends! The one […]
A Tea Party for Two: Making Food for Twenty People!
I don’t know what got into me this year, but I think I’m far enough down the “from scratch” rabbit hole that when I decided to throw Charlie a tea party for her 2nd birthday party, making all the food was the only reasonable option. I could make what ever I wanted, be proud of […]
Four Organic Ways to Make Your Home Cozy for Fall
It’s everyone’s FAVORITE time of year! Or so it seems. There is no other season with as much build up and hype surrounding it as Fall. Pumpkin Spice everything, leaves, pumpkins, and apples everywhere. But how can you bring the hype into your home in a healthy, handmade, and simple way? I’ve got four organic […]
Chicken and Cabbage “Alfredo” – An Easy Weeknight Dinner!
It’s been a minute, but I’ve got a new recipe to share, and it’s taken our family by storm. This Chicken and Cabbage “Alfredo” is seriously one of the easiest and most delicious things I’ve cooked in a LONG time. It all started when…. I harvested our first cabbage of the year! We grow a […]
Homemade Potato Chips – In The Air Fryer!
Picture this: It’s late afternoon and you’ve got the munchies. You don’t want anything too heavy, because dinner’s just around the corner. But something crunchy…something salty… that would hit the spot! How about some potato chips? Chips are notorious for not being healthy. And really, traditional chips aren’t! They’ve got tons of terrible oils, fats, […]
Corned Beef & Cabbage Recipe | A Gift from My Dad!
Of all my childhood memories, some of the best are cooking with my dad. Since as long as I can remember I’ve been his sous-chef. Chopping, stirring, tasting. It’s one of our favorite activities! Most of the time we find some old grandma’s recipe (because that’s how you know it’s good) and work from there. […]
Avoid these Mistakes and Get Perfect Maple Syrup Every Time
Last time we chatted, I told you just how easy it is to tap your tree… and it is! Unbelievably easy! Processing your sap into maple syrup can be easy too, BUT there are some things you need to watch out for; mistakes we made that cost us. How to Turn Your Sap in to […]
My Top Fall Treats: Easy Ways to Please Your Family!
The best things about fall are as follows: Apple/ pumpkin picking, cozy sweaters, and yummy desserts. In that order. Sweet apple / pumpkin treats that make you feel cozy are even better! So, without further adieu, here are my top fall treats for you to try! 1. Pumpkin Oat Bread This recipe is a new […]