What if you could give someone the feeling of a sunny summer day in an apple orchard as a gift? Or the warm comfort of your kitchen as the aroma of chocolate chip cookies drifts from the oven? Continue reading
Homemade basic sauerkraut used to be a staple in every home.
As a society we have gone outside the home for most of what we need and want in our lives. Food, music, health care, clothing. It’s all acquired from outside of the family and community. Continue reading
So here’s how it went last weekend in my house.
My husband and I are in the habit (good or bad, you decide) of setting up our electric coffee pot with ground coffee and water before going to bed each night. Continue reading
“Here’s a good, fast idea,” said the handwritten note. “Thanks.” This easy way to make apple butter (or sauce) came to us penned on a simple note card, via snail mail. We’re sharing it with you. Continue reading
These days it is even more important to try and save at the supermarket. Meat prices are soaring, and saving could mean survival – not necessarily in a life-threatening sort of way, but a penny saved will mean a few dollars spent on even more important things in your life. Continue reading
It’s officially fall, and we’ve already felt the chill in the air here in Ohio. Are you ready to curl up with a good book in good old-fashioned STYLE? Continue reading
As a 17-year-old, I am part of the last generation raised before The Smartphone Era. My baby photos are glued into scrapbook instead of stored on laptops. The movies I watched as a child were on big boxy tapes and not slim DVDs. I learned everything in kindergarten from real textbooks, instead of an iPad. Continue reading