Hot Cocoa with Lavender

We are big fans of hot cocoa around here. After a lot of experimenting with different types of mixes, I finally settled on our family's favorite, which happens to also be the simplest version we've tried. When the children were younger I used to make a mix that...

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A Few Goals

How is everyone? I fervently hope that your holiday was magical and full of those you love. Mine was different from any other Christmas as I tested positive for Covid a week before Christmas (the irony is that I picked it up at a garden club meeting of all things!). I...

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Cleaning Tools

As a follow up to my post about fall clean up, I thought I would write about how I clean my tools at the end of the season. I will be the first to admit that I can be terrible about regularly cleaning my tools. Most advice I've read says that tools should be cleaned...

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The Barn Sale

This past Saturday was our Holiday Market in the barn and it was such a fun day of seeing new and old friends, shopping locally and ushering in the holiday season. Going into the sale, I genuinely did not know what to expect so the turn out that we had was beyond my...

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Fall Clean-up

Anyone else felt like the great fall clean-up has taken forever-and-a-day this year? I'm not sure why it has felt this way; perhaps the late frost and warmer than usual weather. All I know is that we've planted, dug, divided, shoveled and seeded for what feels like...

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A Holiday Market in the Barn

I have exciting news! My dear friend, Gretchen, and I have wanted to host a barn sale for such a long time and this year we decided to just do it instead of talking about it. We asked some vendors, whose wares we love, to participate and they said yes! Our whole goal...

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