From a table-top to yard. How our Christmas tree became a living Christmas tree.
There is always tension between so-called "civilization" and "where the wild things are" as Maurice Sendak said. Rural living on the edges of wilderness teaches us that we can live in that tension but it's not always easy.
A recipe for my mom's famous Oatmeal Molasses Cookies.
This time of year brings the drumbeat of commercialism, but we try to resist buying things we don't really need.
I finally taught myself how to make a Christmas wreath from leftover fir trimmings - with a very rambunctious 1 year old to help.
The Christmas spirit can keep us going even in the roughest of times.
Trying to look good on the farm in winter.