How in the World Did We Survive?

“How in the world did we survive?” We both laughed, then  sipped our coffee, as the  memories came flooding back to us…………. It has been cold here in Ohio.  Subzero temperatures last week,  more snow this week, and on top of this an ice storm. We all feared the horrible return of the ice storm…

I remember the smudge pot on the farm?

I grew up in the sixties and  farming practices learned from Dad on the  farm of my youth,  still guide me today.  I like to reminisce, don’t you? There is much to learn while doing so.  Just  the other day Mom and I were chatting about cold weather practices  on the farm of my youth….

A New Year a New Look

Our driveway entrance to Cherry Ridge Farms Happy New Year  ………………to all my friends and  followers. It’s a new year so what better time to roll out our new look. As you can see,  I  have a new title and bi-line and design. Last year in 2013,   I  began as an official blogger as…

In the Farmhouse Kitchen of My Youth

Have you purchased  your southern peaches from the road side stands yet?   Eli, a  friend of our’s who works with my husband,  sent to me a  bag of Georgia peaches.  I pulled one out, eyeballed it as if it was a gem, then breathed deeply its  fragrance then took a bite.   It was…

A Time To Remember: A stroll down Memory Lane

Sustainability, also means fishing for food!  My two older grandchildren, Taylor and CJ came to spend a couple days with us at the farm, now that school is out for the summer.  I expected to enjoy our time together as I always do, but it turned out to be better than I expected as I…