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Spring Break on the Farm: Part 1

One of my favorite traditions around here–my “gift” to myself, if you will– is that around my birthday I take some time off from my…

Farm Adventures: An Update

A few weeks ago I mentioned that things were about to get real exciting on the farm… One of those exciting things was that I…

Adventures in Beekeeping: Year Two Begins

If all of the sink drama occurring two weeks ago wasn’t enough, in the middle of all of that (and a week after I expected them)…

One Really Big Sink

As a general rule, I do not get excited about things that are related to doing the dishes. (Shocking, I know.) I mean, unless the…

Kitchen Update: The Part Where It Starts to Get… Better?

It’s been 3 weeks since I’ve said anything meaningful about the kitchen, mostly because I haven’t felt like there’s been anything meaningful going on in…

Farm Adventures: Spring 2016

It’s been an incredibly stressful couple of weeks around here– the kind of weeks where I feel like I’m just barely keeping things together– and…

The First Best Day

This is my fifth spring on the farm, and I still haven’t gotten used to how quickly things go from waiting, waiting, waiting for the weather…

Adventures in Beekeeping: Mead Tasting

There have been so many amazing things about having bees on the farm, and this one is definitely going toward the top of the list……

Liberty Kitchen Progress: Update & Plans

At this point there’s almost no way to share all of the things that are going on around the house and in my head in…

Better-Worse-Soaked: A Kitchen Update

At some point on Sunday night things related to the kitchen remodel started to snowball, and by Monday morning it reached what can best be…

A Woman’s Place is In The Kitchen (With a Hammer Drill, Obv)

Okay, so Friday I made a bold statement about all the things I was going to get done on the kitchen over the weekend, and…

So This Is How This Is Going To Go: Kitchen Remodel Edition

Last Sunday my mom came up to the farm to “help me with the kitchen remodel” which basically means she brought up a bottle of…

Victory Lap: Year Four

Today is four years to the day since I closed on this property and then immediately drove out to the house with a bottle of champagne…

Unpacking & Repacking

I’m having a hard time sitting down to write anything, and that’s because half of my house is way too organized right now and the…

Adventures in Beekeeping: Mead Making

With the two hives I established this year I got about 3 gallons of honey and 20+ containers of cut-comb, which as far as I…

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