Winter

"Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for a touch of a friendly hand, for warmth by the fire:  it is time for home"

~Edith Sitwell

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How To Make EASY Candied Walnuts

By Amber Bradshaw | Oct 29, 2019

You can hardly walk into a store this time of year without smelling that sweet aroma of candied nuts. The good news is, you can make candied nuts with just three ingredients and they won’t cost you a fortune! Psssssst…… This recipe is Gluten-Free to boot! 

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The BEST Tips For Firewood Storage

By Amber Bradshaw | Sep 5, 2019

If you’ve used wood as your heating or cooking source for any length of time, then you know the key to heat production is in properly drying and storing firewood. We want to share what we’ve learned with you over the years about drying and firewood storage.

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10+ AMAZING Ways To Use Wood Ash!

By Amber Bradshaw | Aug 30, 2019

  Is fireplace ash good for anything? The byproduct of staying nice and toasty has many uses on your homestead, and who doesn’t love multi-functional? From helping your garden grow to cleaning your teeth, you will be amazed at all the ways you can use wood ash.

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The Story of The Christmas Sheep

The Story Of The Christmas Sheep

By Amber Bradshaw | Dec 24, 2017

Sheep are one of the most common and popular livestock in the Christmas Story. You see them in every manger scene, the Shepherd was guiding his flock by night. From the first book in the bible to the last, sheep are mentioned. The the Christmas Sheep blessed our family last year and this is our…

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6 Ways To Recycle Your Christmas Tree- Reuse Recycle Repurpose

6 Ways To Recycle Your Christmas Tree

By Amber Bradshaw | Dec 9, 2017

Is your tree looking more like a Charlie Brown Christmas Tree and less like the beautiful green specimen that your family once adored? Then it’s time to Reuse, Recycle and Repurpose that Christmas Re-Tree!

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Christmas Potpourri- the wonderful smells of Christmas without all the work.

5 Christmas Potpourri Recipes: The wonderful smells of Christmas

By Amber Bradshaw | Dec 6, 2017

The sense of smell, more than sight, hearing or even taste, is where we store our most cherished and vintage memories. Whether its sitting by a crackling fire, decorating fresh-baked cookies,or the smell of pine as you decorate the Christmas Tree; these scents of Christmas take you back to fond memories of past. What if…

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Christmas Gifts Your Chickens Will Love! Gifts for Every Budget

10 Christmas Gifts For Chickens- Something For Every Budget

By Amber Bradshaw | Dec 6, 2017

  I know you love your feathered friends (I only have hens so I call them my girls) and don’t want to leave them out this time of the year. Especially after all the hard work they do for you by providing fresh eggs, meat, protection, companionship, bug control, and fresh fertilizer. So what is…

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Easy Christmas Cookie Recipes for the Ultimate Cookie Platter

By Amber Bradshaw | Dec 5, 2017

Want to create the ultimate cookie platter that Old saint Nick himself could not resist? Then follow these easy Christmas cookies recipes for delicious and beautiful platter. Making Christmas Cookies has been a tradition in my family for as long as I can remember. I’m still using the same cookie cutters my grandma used to…

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Easy Holiday Appetizer with Fresh Cranberries & Herbs

Easy Holiday Appetizer with Fresh Cranberries & Herbs

By Amber Bradshaw | Dec 2, 2017

The holidays are a time of family and food but time is always in short supply. Make this easy and amazing Holiday Appetizer is just a matter of minutes!

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