Summer is just around the corner, the weather is warming up, and we’re all spending more time outdoors. In other words, it’s time to make sure your natural first aid kit is stocked and ready to go!Read More
After wanting to start my own seeds indoors for YEARS, I finally tackled the challenge this spring. I’m beyond thrilled with my success, and the process was so simple!
If you’ve toyed with the idea of starting your own seeds, and especially of starting them indoors, here’s why I think you ought to give it a go.Read More
Even though I’ve been gardening for years and years, I was never exactly sure how to start seeds indoors. It felt like such an intimidating process. When we moved to the new farm last year, I decided it was finally time to tackle the challenge.
I would learn how to start seeds indoors.Read More
Once upon a time, essential oil diffuser jewelry fell mainly into categories that just weren’t my jam. Like clay pendants and silver lockets. And hey, if you love clay pendants and silver lockets, that’s cool. I’m not judging. To each her own.
Thankfully, somewhere along the way someone discovered that leather, wooden beads, and lava rock make beautiful and effective diffuser jewelry. These materials happen to be much more my speed, and I happily test drove a number of pieces to figure out which ones work (and look) best.Read More
Remember how we threw together nine new Hugelkultur raised garden beds last year during our whirlwind transition to the new farm? Yeah, I’m glad that’s over!
Many of you have asked for an update, and as we head into year two with our Hugelkultur raised beds, I have important tips to share from all I learned during the first year. Read More
I get it. Not everyone can or wants to raise their own chickens, pigs, or cows. Thankfully it’s now easier than ever to find local pastured meat.
Of course, if you’re in the northern Virginia area, we’d love to be your source for local pastured meat! Sign up here to join our list of farm customers. But for everyone else, I’ve got tips for tracking down a top quality source for local pastured meat.Read More
I spent a lot of time psyching myself up for this project in our new log home farmhouse, but it turns out that it’s really pretty simple to refinish a vintage claw foot tub. And I’m so pleased with the results!Read More