Christmas





12/28/2015
A fishy stew brings back loving memories of Christmas times gone by.
12/17/2015
If you sew a lot or did in the past, you probably have all kinds of left-over material stashed somewhere. I was excited to find a use for part of mine, making fast and super easy hot pads for Christmas gifts.
12/16/2015
This year, take a moment and make up a Christmas ornament or two for your loved ones. It doesn’t have to be perfect, just made with love.
12/10/2015
This recipe for simple butter cookies uses only a few ingredients you probably already have in the pantry.
12/9/2015
Looking at neighborhood Christmas lights was the highlight of the season.
12/8/2015
We successfully hunt down and capture a beautiful wild Christmas tree without getting into trouble.
4/8/2015
My Facebook friends gave me some good advice on what to do with the piles of greeting cards I have saved during the 55 years of our marriage.
12/29/2014
I've learned to do so many things on the farm this year, I couldn't wait to share with everybody for Christmas. From soap to pickles, everything was homemade!
12/23/2014
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.
12/22/2014
How to take the stress out of gift giving.
12/22/2014
It's the middle of winter and we appreciate that nature has thrown us a bone in the form of abundant water. We look forward to lengthening days.
12/19/2014
Chef Elizabeth prepares for Christmas on the farm with family.
12/15/2014
You can make unique hot pads for yourself or for presents with little or no cost.
12/12/2014
Here's an authentic recipe for buttery cookies using the addition of almond flour.
12/12/2014
These tasty cookies make excellent Christmas gifts.
11/21/2014
This time of year brings the drumbeat of commercialism, but we try to resist buying things we don't really need.
2/6/2014
Trying to look good on the farm in winter.
12/31/2013
The Christmas spirit can keep us going even in the roughest of times.
12/31/2013
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.
12/26/2013
From a table-top to yard. How our Christmas tree became a living Christmas tree.
12/17/2013
I finally taught myself how to make a Christmas wreath from leftover fir trimmings - with a very rambunctious 1 year old to help.
12/13/2013
A recipe for my mom's famous Oatmeal Molasses Cookies.




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