After searching for three years for the perfect modern sewing machine, and never really finding exactly what I wanted, my parents surprised me with an early Christmas gift of a 1961 Singer Slant-O-Matic 500.
Jim and I are moving to a house with a large kitchen in a friendly neighborhood. Come on over and have a visit!
You don't have to be a scientist to make wine, but it probably helps. When you harvest fruit, honey, or other fermentable crops, don't be afraid to try your hand at new recipes.
Ideas about how to organize your kitchen.
A list of resolutions to apply to your approach to food and how you cook and eat.
The tale of the life of Baby Banzai.
When our family gets together, I am always asked to make our mom’s homemade rolls. These rolls are so easy and so delicious, especially hot out of the oven. Now that I am sharing our family recipe, you have no excuse not to make them yourself.
Our solution to having two hens fighting over one nest.
Sometimes one wonders about why things happen as they do, but there is a plan here and there we wouldn't change.
I found a way to move heavy countertop appliances. I hope it is helpful to you, too.
Some things are a mystery; especially some older kitchen tools. These two didn't come with directions but I managed to solve both mysteries. One tool seems quite useful, the other not so much.
Simple instructions for two versions of a sewn towel topper - an easy afternoon sewing project.
The author's newest hen is a challenge when she becomes broody.
Highly productive small gardens that produce huge yields
A family tradition making Hot Cross Buns.
It is easy and gratifying to make hash browns in small or large amounts for the present or future.
You never know what will happen when you leave a garden unattended.
Food kept FDR's Tree Army working to preserve America's outdoors. Here in Part 2 of CCC Food are a few more stories about these men who later headed to WWII as part of the Greatest Generation.
Iron pans are great for every thing on a farm, ranch or homestead.
Beat winter's chill with this delicious, made-from-scratch chai tea!
The little chicks that joined the farm this winter have grown up! Join Lori as she returns to the farm after a month away to care for her parents, and enjoy her favorite way to prepare farm-fresh scrambled eggs!
For my inaugural blog post for Capper's Farmer, I'd like to take a few minutes to explain myself. Trust me, I need to.
This post is about blueberry picking at my local pick-your-own farm. It includes a quick and easy blueberry bread recipe.
When you plant many trees, such as nut trees, you plant for the future.
Zinnias are beautiful and functional companion plants in the kitchen garden.
Visit the springtime pastures of Farm on the Hill as "the girls" are introduced to their new home!