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More of our story, and the learning curve of life

New Blog, ugh what a learning curve. Trying to learn how to work wordpress, how to add a shopping cart, how to then use Amazon payment is just making my head hurt. 299 more words

How to Make Maple Syrup

Learn how to tap your maple tree, collect the sap and boil it down into syrup! We just tapped our trees a few days ago here in Connecticut, and have already collected several gallons of fresh, nutrient-rich organic maple sap. 97 more words



There are years that ask questions, and years that answer.

-Zora Neale Hurston

This has certainly been the year of answers.

A year of self-exploration, of development, of expansion.

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Crispy Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

Pumpkin seeds are probably my favorite thing about taking apart pumpkins. Sure, purée is amazing when you are using sugar pumpkins but making Jack O’ Lanterns and other decor you won’t be eating makes the work somewhat of an unrewarding job when cleaning them…except for the seeds! 387 more words

When Gardening Gets Wormy...

It happens. Pests or disease hit the garden, the weather doesn’t co-operate, you over or under-calculated, forgot to thin or water…. Relying on the land is good, but its also a difficult lifestyle. 638 more words

Whipped Body Butter

Autumn is right around the corner! The temperatures will be dropping, the leaves will be changing, a brisk breeze will welcome you each morning, and the humidity in the air seems to vanish overnight. 211 more words