TAG : spring 2020


Au Gratin Potatoes Recipe

For more recipes, see Easter Dinner. Traci Smith is a Capper's Farmer editor. She enjoys cooking and baking, crafting, and just hanging out with her Labrador Retrievers, Boone and Ellie.


Easter Dinner

Although traditions have changed over the years, one thing that remains the same is that Easter is a sacred holiday typically celebrated with family and friends, most often surrounded by a lot of tasty foods. You may already have a favorite Easter menu, but if not, or if you just want to try ...


Quilt Block Tablecloth

I’m what you might call a “random quilter,” meaning I don’t actually follow patterns, but instead just sort of sew on my own terms. I take pieces of fabric, squares and triangles mostly, start stitching them together, and see what happens. The scraps grow into larger squares, ...


Seasonal DIY Beauty Products

Home beauty is one of my passions, and DIY beauty is something I’ve done most of my life. The topic of natural and homemade beauty has never been more popular than it is right now, and there’s a massive increase in the number of people creating their own products. What might've started out ...


Ready for Change

While I’m not always eager for change, I realize that sometimes it’s necessary. Sometimes you just need to try something new, and oftentimes, it can be exciting and rewarding. For instance, I recently took over the reins of Capper’s Farmer, which I’ve been fortunate enough to be a part ...

rope basket

DIY Rope Basket

All rope is not created equal! The market is currently split between synthetic ropes, such as nylon and polyester, and vegetable fiber ropes, such as cotton and hemp. Working with vegetable fibers is always my preference, because they’re spun from plants, they’re softer and more pliable, ...