Progress on the Barn

As the New Year fast approaches, it is definitely time to get excited about our projects for 2016.  There’s no doubt it will be a crazy, busy year, but it’s satisfying to know that we have already made great progress on many of the projects that will define the next year for us. The barn rebuild has … More Progress on the Barn

Homemade Holiday Eggnog

A holiday favorite of delicious sweetness, eggnog is quick and easy to make at home.  Enjoyed around the holiday season for hundreds of years, eggnog was a British creation that is essentially stirred custard.  Using farm fresh eggs makes all the difference in the rich taste, and although it looks like there’s a lot of stirring … More Homemade Holiday Eggnog

Helpful Herbs: Cloves

The fresh, earthy scent of cloves is practically synonymous with the holiday season.   While growing the clove tree in colder climes is not always realistic, you still should make the most of this aromatic spice when it is available. Native to India and Indonesia, clove trees are tropical evergreens that can grow up to 33 feet … More Helpful Herbs: Cloves

Helpful Herbs: Echinacea

One of my favorite herbs, echinacea makes a beautiful addition to any garden, and growing and using it can be incredibly beneficial to your health. Also known as “coneflower”, echinacea blossoms are exceptional, large purple daisies with spiky orange centers.  They are a favorite of bees and butterflies, and you should always leave some blooms … More Helpful Herbs: Echinacea