• 2018 Gift Guide for Moms who Love to Garden!

    May 8, 2018

    Mother’s Day is right around the corner Show your mama (or yourself!) some love with these great garden gifts   Here’s the truth: Being a mama is hard. Mother’s Day is the perfect time to show the garden-loving moms in your life (whether your own, the mother of your children, your grandmother, your furbaby mama, or…

    Read more
  • New Year, New Farm Goals

    December 27, 2017

    2017 was the year we bought the farm. It was also the year we destroyed and subsequently rebuilt a house (we hired somebody) and upgraded our septic system (we did it ourselves!).  It was the year we took our first big family vacation (to the Redwoods and Disneyland) and bought our first LGD, Rowan.  It…

    Read more
  • Happy Winter Days

    December 23, 2017

    The solstice passed this week, and we are finally, officially, in winter. Although, really, it’s felt like winter for months now. Living in what amounts to a temperate rain forest, one doesn’t really get seasons as it were.  One gets mild fluctuations.  In September or October it gets a little cooler than it used to…

    Read more
  • From the Farmhouse

    December 19, 2017

    Quiet mornings drinking coffee at the kitchen table, watching the chickens feud with the stellar jays outside. Hands, floured to the elbow, kneading bread dough. The crunch of boots in the leaves, walking the paths of our woods. Tucked in close to the wood stove in the evenings, book in hand. The last two months…

    Read more
  • The Turn of Summer

    September 17, 2017

    In the mornings now, the mist settles thickly on the ground and in the reaching branches of the cedar trees on the hillsides. I watch as the sun begins to creep through and break it apart, pausing in the frenzied midst of making lunches and sorting backpacks and uncrumpling papers.  A quiet moment by the…

    Read more
1 2 3 9