I used to sneak blog posts into nap times. Ha! Nap times? What are those? It feels like it’s been ages since I was able to sit down and process my thoughts for more than a nanosecond. And being able to type those thoughts? It’s pure bliss (at least for a writer-poser, like me). A
Many of you have journeyed with us since the beginning of this blog. What feels like ages ago, Stuart and I were a newly married couple with a first born baby – just two months old. Though we dreamed of a homestead at the time, we were both still in the early stages of such
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How to tell when a ewe will lamb. I’ll never be the type of person that has life in complete order because a) I don’t think it’s possible and b) even if it was possible, I still wouldn’t be the type to have it there. A glutton for punishment, I’m eager to bring on the next
How to render duck fat. Once upon a time, a dear friend of mine brought eight ducks to Cottage Hill. These male ducks had warn out their welcome on her farm and though she didn’t care if we butchered them, she didn’t want to bother. And thus, we inherited eight beautiful ducks. The black and
It’s easy, isn’t it, to feel like you’re not enough? This time of year, particularly, I can begin to feel this emotions creep in. Because I’m the Mom who thinks about fun costumes four and a half seconds before we have to be somewhere that requires a fun costume and then I’m all like, “Hey
We had the pleasure of welcome Justin Rhodes & Family to our farm this past week as they passed through on their Great American Farm Tour! See what they saw here…
Hello, Peace. Around New Years, everyone has grand intentions. All of a sudden we’re going to be something we’ve never been, or something we’ve never done. And magically we’re going to stick with it, without fail, because as of January 1st, we’re now awesome. Well, I’m not. But maybe you are. I’m still just a Mom,