The author shares her experiences with ticks on the homestead and offers some advice.
A couple builds a log cabin home in the Maine woods.
The author extols the virtues of a well-functioning mudroom and the beauty of a woodstove on a cold winter day.
Tips on types of wood for firewood, chimney upkeep, and how much firewood to store.
Much of our barn needed replacing. On the other hand, much of it could be saved. It was time to take saving it seriously.
A story of the first time we used our woodstove.
We are learning not to waste anything, not even rotted trees.
Reading someone else's blog lead Mary to learn new things like cleaning and seasoning cast iron, and then making toast on a wood-burning stove.
Let me introduce myself in this, my first blog, for the Capper's Farmer family.
Heating the rural farmhouse with propane is outrageously expensive. We are learning the art and science of heating with wood ... sometimes the hard way!
A celebration of family for Thanksgiving.
I started hanging clothes five years ago, shortly before we bought the farm, and I just can’t go back to using the dryer again.
Country life isn't always easy, but it has great rewards. Hard work brings a deep sense of peace and contentment.
What happens when you try to show a teenage boy something and you are a preteen girl.
It was a house that most women would run from, but somehow, I was blind to the mess.
The story of how we got here and who we are.