How to harvest raspberry leaves. There are small moments tucked into the daily waves of movement and noise when I sneak away. A worn, thrift-store basket tucked up under my arm, I slink out the kitchen door – never bothering to close it and risk some little one hear the squeak of it shutting. My
Welcome To The Farm How-to Wisdom From The Elliott Homestead Most of you landed on my blog because you were, in some capacity, interested in homesteading. Maybe for you it was because you wanted to make your own chicken feed. Maybe it was the idea of finally beginning to make your own homemade bread. Maybe
To death with the nasty rock fireplace! It’s time to replace this 70’s stamp with something much, much better. Subscribe to us on YouTube HERE and never miss a new video!
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How to distress wood: yes, there is a secret. And yes, I’m happy to share. Because I’m been doing a lot of it these past few days. You see, I have a terrible, horrendous habit. It’s called micro-controlling. Ever heard of it? No? Just me? If I can’t control macro-things, like (for instance) the cookbook
Yes, I’m way overdue for a Farmhouse Kitchen update. As many of you are well aware, we’re now two months into our farmhouse kitchen remodel. As much as I wanted to take a sledge hammer to it all the moment we moved in, eventually I submitted to at least getting boxes unpacked before we starting
I’ve got to cheer myself on with the progress that we’ve made in the house thus far – especially the vintage nursery we’ve been working on! We’ve been at The Cottage for about 14 weeks, and truly, I’m floored at how different it is already. Still lots (read: LOTS!) to do, but it’s been fun
Oh, hello world. You’re still there. Happy to see it! What I know of the world has been consumed by a variety of heaviness these past few weeks: the stress of relocating the animals, the children, the moving of 1,391 pounds of canned goods we had stored away for winter. The heaviness of the most