Heart of the Home: Spring Activities
As the weather begins to warm up, folks start thinking about spring activities and chores that need to be done before the new season officially arrives.
We asked our readers to share with us what types of jobs and responsibilities make up their spring chore lists, and here are our favorite stories.
Spring Cleaning Tops the Chore List
Annual Springtime Jobs Include Yard Work
Starts Preparing for Spring Garden in Winter
Top Priority for Spring is Making Homemade Syrup
Chores Get Done Before Spring Season Begins
We Want to Hear Your Story
We are looking for stories about favorite summertime swimming holes. Send us your swimming hole stories, with a photograph or two (jpeg, at least 300 dpi) if available and we’ll publish our favorites in a future issue. We’ll also feature a few on our Capper’s Farmer website. Email your stories and photos to email@example.com or send them to
Capper’s Farmer Editorial
Attn: Heart of the Home Department,
1503 S.W. 42nd St., Topeka, KS 66609.
If you mail your photos to us and would like them back, please send an appropriate-sized self-addressed stamped envelope for their return.
Heart of the Home: Chores on the Family Farm
Working with her grandmother for a year putting her stories to paper for future generations, a reader shares part of her grandmother’s story of growing up in a large family, and the farm chores that kept everyone busy.
The Noodle Wagon
Childhood memories of a mother who left a loving legacy around the enjoyment of cooking and its ability to fill small pockets with change…
Sharing the Tradition
Reminiscing on treasured family recipes and giving tribute to two inspiring women who filled my life with so many good memories.