Have you ever wondered why it is that we are drawn to the pantry and what it is that makes a pantry so intriguing? We recently had a generational “pantry event” in our family – so to speak. It was really awakening as to the depth of pantry stocking and just what a home-canner means […]
Remember the days of writing out your letters by hand? I remember sitting down every Sunday afternoon when I was a little girl and writing out letters to various relatives and friends. There is just something so personal about saying, “I’m thinking about you” with a pen and paper. Perhaps this holiday season, we can […]
Gathering the tools and the skills needed for setting up a household is still necessary in today’s world. Let’s revive the hope chest to send our daughters and sons out into the big, wide world.
I was born into a farming family. My maternal grandfather was a Cherokee/Apache American Indian. My maternal grandmother was 3/4 Blackfeet American Indian. My paternal grandparents were of Scottish Celtic descent. I say that to say, “Farmsteading is in my blood.” My maternal grandparents were a huge part of my life. They taught me the […]