Susan finally learned to appreciate homemade mincemeat after becoming a homesteader and canner. Bringing back wonderful memories of childhood, mincemeat is now a holiday staple at her house.
Learn to can your own homemade soups and always have a hot, hearty meal waiting in your pantry.
Using old-fashioned gardening tools and methods.
What happened to the crafts of the past?
One of the first veggies of spring happens to be one of my favorites, peas.
Make corned beef the way your mother used to make it.
This post is about the prolific growth of the garden over 16 hot, wet July days when we were away on vacation in the Yukon.
tree carvings, dogs made of staples, houses decorated to keep out the vagrants
A letter to Santa requesting Christmas miracles
Riding a bike is not as easy as shown on TV commericals, it is a skill that should be left to children.
Pretending to be what you are not does not mean you are crazy or insecure.
Flags flying high at a local cemetery on Memorial Day weekend.
At the end of any road can be a surprise, but especially on gravel roads.
What does this dream mean?
Winter is finally ending and the hope of spring is in the garden.
Starting over in the country.
Starting over at any age is difficult; starting over in a different environment is exciting!
Weather predictions - when is spring going to be here?
The sounds in the country are far different than those of the cities.
Watch out for the heat over this fourth of July. Don't be a hard-headed person like me.
My first ghost was interesting but the next one is going to be intense.
A look at some country mailbox owners displaying their creativity.
Questioning why we still have zoos when it is available on-line and documentaries on TV.
Sometimes you just need a friend to get you through the greatest challenges.