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doTERRA Essential Oils for Farm Emergencies

Essential Oils for Emergencies

This one goes out to all the “oil haters” cause yes, I do use oils on my children. Sorry.  I could not resist.  I’m just so over everyone and their oil drama. ——– Last week we had a little drama of our own… While just saying goodbye to my sister who had come for a…

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Budget Gardening

The Budget Gardener Strikes Again

Gardening is a wonderful, addictive and… expensive hobby. You always think you can show restraint but come late spring those flowers and veggies… seeds and brand new gloves beckon you stronger than the pastel colored purses and at Nordstrom counter. And the worst? Annuals. Oh, to have a savings account filled with the money I’ve…

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Farm Life

It’s a Different World

The other day my husband lamented the mud spatters on his jeans as he loaded the kids in the truck for church group. ————— It’s muddy here on the farm. And that’s an understatement.  It’s a quagmire. A bog.  A disaster. We went from freezing temps and tons of snow to 52 degrees within a…

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Lemon Curd Recipe - the BEST!

Pucker Up Baby – Lemon Curd Recipe

Here’s an oldie but goody from 2009!…  I’ve made some changes to how I make Lemon Curd these days (of course, that will be in the cookbook) but this is how I learned and you’ll love this recipe! Lemon Curd Recipe (And how to can Lemon Curd) I’ve got a million things to say about…

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Flower Pepper

FLOWER POWER… Flower Pepper!

If you are like me you are busy planning your garden… tossing and turning at night… thinking about the new things in your garden that you want to try. This year you MUST grow everything you need to make Flower Pepper. I know I just included this in my savory steak rub recipe a few…

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French Macaron Tutorial SNEAK PEEK~

I am obsessed with Macarons. Since eating my first Mac in Paris years ago I’ve made thousands in over 50 different flavors. For five years I’ve been asked to share my French Macaron recipe and technique and I’ve been waiting for the perfect opportunity! Et voila! The time has come! From my kitchen on Half-Way…

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