It is about now that I start wanting my house guest to leave. “Winter,” I say, “Old Chap, is there anywhere else you need to be soon?” He shakes his head through gales of frost. I put on another cup of coffee. Put another log on the fire. The cold crops go in the ground … More Wintertide
This idea was in not one, but two of my favorite magazines last month. Though I do not particularly care for the squeaky dryness of garbanzo beans out of a can, the idea looked great to me. Fiber, vegetables, protein, vegetarian, and something new? So, I took the idea and ran with it. I ended … More Curry Chickpea Sandwiches on the Hiking Trail
I heard a faintly familiar sound as I approached the front door to let the lambs out. A swooshing and cleansing sound. The sound of rain. Of Spring rain. The shivering breath I had held all winter was released in a single, thankful exhale. We made it to spring. We made it through our first … More Is That You Spring?
The first day of spring might have been in March but around here the first day of spring was yesterday. The sun shone gloriously from its perch, the air was warm, the lilac and choke cherry leaves are stretching their arms out of their winter cocoons. It even rained instead of snowed! Of course I have four … More Homestead Spring
We love each season and each of their gifts. Renewal, Sunshine, Harvest, Rest. Each season in our house looks differently. To switch from winter to spring a house needs but a few touches. Trade heavy blankets and pillows for lighter ones on furniture. A bold Indian blanket was replaced with Kat’s grandma’s beautiful quilt. Still … More Spring Decor Farmgirl Style