Okay, this is the biggest offer we’re making this year. We love our wool comforters and pillows, and we think you will, too. So to get you try try ’em out, when you order one wool comforter of any size between now and Veterans’ Day, we’ll include one of our gorgeous queen size wool pillows. […]
“Why haven’t you gone to bed yet?” Bob scolds me from the kitchen as though I were one of the kids. I should have gone to sleep two hours ago. I’m trying to understand the price of an egg salad platter. The cafe opens on this Saturday, and I need to figure out what’s going […]
Facebook has a new “responsiveness badge.” The other business owners in my entrepreneurship night class are talking about it. To earn it, page admins must respond to 90% of messages within fifteen minutes, 24 hours a day, seven days per week. I snort at the irony. We are in this class because we are independent […]
The ground in the woods is still brown with last year’s leaves, but here and there, along the creek beds, the girls and I find wide swaths of wild ramps, just begging for a spring harvest. We’ve been carrying a shovel and bag on our walks to bring home this delectable spring treasure. Here’s one […]
If I don’t send my children to college, am I destroying their future? Or safeguarding a legacy? CHARLIE (speaking to his father): But what if I don’t want to make shoes? MR. PRICE: You’re a right funny kid, you are! Saoirse is nestled beside me in the cramped theater. Bob and Ula are two seats […]
Ready for a garden party? Since we learned how to make real mayonnaise last week, here’s a great way to put that new skill to use for a refreshing moment out on the patio. This is a delicious use of Sunday’s roasted pastured chicken leftovers. The recipe comes from my cookbook, Long Way on a Little: An earth lover’s companion for enjoying […]
Thanks to everyone who helped make The Grassfed Gourmet the best selling sustainable meat cookbook in the country. After 10 years, it is time to release a new edition…but I have to finish the updates first! In order to keep to the production schedule, I need to put the blog on hold and make a push for […]
NORMAL: ACT I, SCENE I: I don’t play the part of “normal mom” very well, nor do I play it very often. Saoirse and Ula have been trained to sleep in, to afford me as many quiet pre-dawn silent work hours as possible. If they step into my office before 7:30 in […]
Finally, the weather is beginning to cooperate.
My little thrift store diva ….you can never look too good for farm work.