My mother's lessons in the garden, and my eventual understanding of the soul that is in gardening.
What happened to the crafts of the past?
Daily lessons taught by your goats and how to best serve those goat lessons.
Let me share with you the finer nuances of canning using recipes that have been handed through the generations.
Chef Elizabeth prepares for Christmas on the farm with family.
The Raptor Research Project has followed a pair of Eagles near Decorah, Iowa, for many years. The first of three eaglets is expected to hatch between March 23 and 25. Our family is fascinated watching this bit of nature we couldn't otherwise see.
Country life isn't always easy, but it has great rewards. Hard work brings a deep sense of peace and contentment.
Summer is the time for outdoor celebrations and family gatherings. The simplest ones can be the most fun!
Lori learned to oven can her dry goods to keep them safe from mice this winter, and in the process linked a young man with his great-grandfather.
A celebration of family for Thanksgiving.
A delicious quick and easy recipe for pancakes.
A short photo list of what I am thankful for.
Fall Honey Harvest
A family tradition making Hot Cross Buns.
You never realize how much you already know about the self-sustaining lifestyle - until you start doing it on your own!
When our children and grandchildren visited us, we had so much fun, we smiled for days afterward.
Planning summer trips.