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Comfort Food

Roasted Strawberry Ice Cream

Whenever I get a craving for something that’s not quite in season, I buy it anyway and roast it. I learned this trick when I worked as a cook at Paley’s Place in Portland. We had a summer ravioli with fresh tomato sauce on the menu long before there were local […]

Life on the Farm

Life on the Farm: Vol. 14

Life on the Farm this spring has been weird. It feels like we’re all in limbo- just sitting around waiting for the sun to come. And in a way, we are. It’s been so wet the farmers can’t hardly go out into the field without getting stuck. They can’t spray, […]


Making a Garden Journal

When we first moved in to this beautiful old house, it was the middle of December and everything outside was dormant. Slumbering the cold, rainy months of winter away, quiet and subdued. I didn’t pay any mind to the outside of the house until March hit and the yard began to explode with […]

52 Project


Looking so very handsome in his Easter finest. A blogger I’ve long followed and admired has taken part in a year-long photo challenge where she posts one photo of her kiddos per week. One portrait from her nice camera that she’s taken the time to select, edit and caption, post on her […]


Easy Easter Cards

Tuesday afternoon, in attempt to distract Emmett from his constant summiting of our dining room table, we decided to make some Easter cards. I don’t usually make cards for Easter, but I thought it would be fun to give them to his grandparents and great-aunt, who is hosting our Easter meal […]

52 Project


There will never, ever be enough photos of these two driving a tractor. “Why do farmers farm, given their economic adversities on top of the many frustrations and difficulties normal to farming? And always the answer is: ‘Love. They must do it for love.’ Farmers farm for the love of […]