Acorns used to be a major food source for Native American—and with good reason. They were everywhere, were easy to gather, and stored fairly well . . . as long as they were kept in a squirrel-proof container! How to...
Ghee is one of those things I’ve heard about for years but never bothered with myself, which is a big mistake. Turns out it’s all the good stuff of butter and none of the bad stuff making it better...
This article was co-authored by Catherine Bleish and Elizabeth Klebart. Are tomatoes coming out of your ears, yet?   Personally, I (Elizabeth) like to slice them like apples and sprinkle with sea salt and pepper.  But if you’re feeling more adventurous,...
I spent a few weeks on the carnivore diet experiment before I stumbled on this steak and broth recipe that I call Steak Soup. At first I was saving the leftover steak and bones from meals and adding water...
About a month ago, my son and I spent 10 days pet-sitting on a homestead in CT.  We had an amazing time and gained so much homesteading experience, as well as how to care for livestock.  Our usual gigs...
My focus in life is making things as simple as possible so that I can focus on the things that matter, being present for my child, creating, and going on fun adventures!  If there is a way to simplify...
Our minds might be focused on ice cream cones, drive-in movies, and lazy beach days, but the reality is, flu season is approaching.  Flu season begins around October and ends as late as May, sometimes! That’s only 2 months...
Summertime.  It was my favorite part of my childhood.  I can still remember the mellow New England summers, the looming pines, and the slow days in the garden with my mom.  I used to love sitting on the lawn,...
Did you know that the first thing that you should do every morning is drink a tall glass of water?  It immediately recharges your body, wakes you up, and prevents headaches. You know what is even better than plain...
I’m sure that people do use the oven in the summer, but I can think of a million things that I would rather do.   There are so many reasons to take advantage of garden fruits and vegetables or the...