Why I am Wearing a Safety Pin and Why You Should Wear One Too


This is not a political post. We can talk about standing up against hatred and bigotry without delving into politics. Standing up for what’s right should be something that unites us, not something that separates us. Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. When you begin your shopping through … Continue reading

Don’t Waste the Pits: How to Make Cherry Pit Syrup plus Five Ways to Preserve Cherries

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I hate waste. And, let’s be honest, whenever you take fresh produce and prepare it in some way, there is waste. The peels. The tops  The pits of cherries–well hang on a sec, I’m getting to it! Sure, you can always toss that stuff in your compost pile. (Learn more about … Continue reading

From the Farm Blog Hop… May 27

Quote of the Week / Once Upon a Time in a Bed of Wildflowers

Hello! Happy Friday and happy Memorial Day Weekend! I hope you all enjoy the festivities that summer brings, but I hope you also take the time to remember our fallen servicemen and -women. Before we get started, though, I want to share this week’s Quote of the Week. Approximately daily, … Continue reading

Sourdough: A Guide to Everything you Need to Know

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Since I first started learning about health and nutrition, one of the first things I wanted to make was sourdough bread. I thought, if I only had my very own sourdough starter, I could make wholesome bread (and other things!) for my family. But I was hesitant. To be honest, I … Continue reading