Old Fashioned Jars
Old, old canning jars and how they worked, or didn’t.
The farm was a disaster, but we were out to save it - one weekend at a time.
Super easy to make and ever so scrumptious - a recipe from the old farm.
An old-fashioned ginger cookie recipe inspired a tasty new version!
The second part of how to crochet rag rugs. Here we start crocheting the actual rug and learn how to finish it simply.
Make corned beef the way your mother used to make it.
Get started making your own rag rugs from materials you have on hand.
Gramma tells a story about a mistake she made and what she learned from it.
Let me share with you the finer nuances of canning using recipes that have been handed through the generations.
Some of the varieties of free fruits available for the taking. All it takes is a little time, a little work, and some scouting of the area for what grows in your neck of the woods.
Even the foundations of abandoned buildings can soon be ruined.
Along with the land came a house, along with the house came a disgusting basement.
We discovered you can take the sag out of a barn roof without machinery and very little money.
Re-purpose old louver doors into a lovely bookshelf in just one day!
A paragraph or two on what different people consider comfort foods.
We read that one need not be hasty in destroying old farm buildings, especially if you can’t afford new ones, as they can often still be used.
This building continues to serve us, even after it was razed.
We finally hired a mason after seeing the problems with the 100-year-old stone foundations ... join Bryan and Lori for a look at the before and afters in the 100-year-old house and barn!
A short history of a few Red Currant bushes at the ranch where my husband and I live.
The author shares her experience in taking care of older horses and keeping them healthy and happy.
A short dissertation on the differences between modern farming machinery and the ones my grandfather used.