Fall deliciousness & Blueberries for Sal

Fall ushers in deliciousness. Heirloom pumpkin treasures draped over our garden fence mean homemade pumpkin bread. (See this post for my family’s favorite pumpkin bread recipe.) Marked maple trees on our New England farm promise yummy possibilities of winter syrup. Just-picked apples are a downpayment on fresh apple cider. While our apple harvest was tiny […]

Looney Nature Study

Nature study in our homeschool turned a little loony this week. And it was spotty. And uncolorful… The lake who stretches her clear waters out northward from the base of our slopping property supports an array of wildlife and picture-perfect sunsets…

5 Tips for Gardening with Kids

It’s dirty. It makes you sweat. It takes many months of hard work before you ever reap rewards. So is it really possible to enjoy gardening with kids? I think Robert Brault, an American operatic tenor who must create melodies in a garden as beautifully as he does on stage, answered that question well with a query of his own: “Why try to […]

Blooming With a Story

I just recently learned some pretty interesting facts about the Iris flower. DISCLOSURE: Do you enjoy tips and encouragement you find here on SoulyRested? Would you like to know how you can support my efforts? I may receive monetary compensation for any link to any products or services from this blog. While using these links […]

10 Reasons to Play in the Dirt

We should all play in the dirt every once in a while. But months ago, when she asked, I didn’t wanna… DISCLOSURE: Do you enjoy tips and encouragement you find here on SoulyRested? Would you like to know how you can support my efforts? I may receive monetary compensation for any link to any products or […]