Unbelievably Delicious and Truly Magical

Dear Reader,As always, you’ll need a cup of coffee or tea and a mindful moment to accompany you as you read my semi-weekly letter.  mind-ful-ness: a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment.  What a week of brutal Ohio weather we had recently. Snow covered ice and zero degree temperatures. It’s…

My DIY Fixer-Upper She Shed

Enough of that already. I’m here to tell you, I’m here to encourage you to read on. Don’t give up and don’t give in to not getting what you want.  Today, I want you to know my She Shed is so wonderful.

The Gift of Time

It had been a long time since we had made cookies together…

Sorry Mrs. Ellis, I Never Did!

Sherry’s Homemade Peanut Butter Cookies Dear Reader,As always, you’ll need a cup of coffee or tea and a mindful moment to accompany you as you read my weekly letter.  mind-ful-ness: a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment.  Here at the farm, this past week, we hosted our farmhouse Appreciation Dinner…

Don’t Judge! A Mindful, Just Go With It Story

Such memories dating back to 2009.  Dear Reader, As always, you’ll need a cup of coffee or tea and a mindful moment to accompany you as you read my weekly letter.  mind-ful-ness: a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment.  Wow! What about the winter weather that has moved in to…

A Time to Remember…

It’s a sentimental thing for me to  get real excited every year when I see those Fresh Peaches signs and here’s why…

Have You Ever Made This Old Fashioned Hybrid Cookie?

As a young farmgirl, I started learning my way around the kitchen early on.  When it came time to start making recipes in the farmhouse kitchen of my youth, I actually liked it.  Cookies and cakes were my specialties.  A number of years back, my husband brought home some cookies from work one evening that…

A New Baby on the Farm

Recently we had a new baby foal born on the farm. It is always exciting when new life begins. A couple years ago, I wrote a heartfelt story very similar of our Easter baby—a colt being born on Easter morning with difficulties. At first the birth was exciting, but then it wasn’t. The baby, born…