I have just been enjoying life with my two little guys so much lately, I thought I should document it. (If only to remind myself later what a delight this life can be!) Here’s one…
How to achieve delicious and healthy rustic sourdough pancakes. Simple recipe that hearkens to the days of early American settlers.
Prevalent in many urban areas, this delicious berry is perfect for urban foraging. It goes by many names, including juneberry, serviceberry, saskatoon, and shadbush berry.
Norway Maples commonly line urban streets, although they're considered invasive. There is much confusion online as to whether you can tap them for maple syrup. My experience says you can and should tap Norway Maples, as other factors make up for the shortcomings of Norway Maples.
Just like we see these buds and we know the Magnolias are soon to bloom, God has been trying to get your attention and alert you to what’s ahead… I know, I know, you have…
A step into history explains why it's called maple sugaring, why colonists undertook this expensive tradition when there were cheaper options, and how they did it.
Tapping a tree and making your own homemade maple syrup is a true American tradition and the ideal urban homestead activity. If you’re like us right now and have virtually no yard, you can still…
Did you know you can make maple syrup from only one tree? Little did I know, the tree grown near open space is the ideal tree for maple syrup tapping, and maple syrup can be made in 6 EASY steps.
I wish I had a story like the epic wife of Proverbs 31... far from this, I found myself cycling through an emotional process of discovery, due diligence, dreaming, deliberating, doubt, and ultimately a decision.