If you’re a wanna-be homesteader–and I know there are a lot of you out there, cause you write to me often–I’ve decided you really need to know a few things. When we started organizing this Falling for Autumn series in the Happy at Home Bloggers Network, I knew I had lots to say about fall. […]
I’m a New England homesteader and the author of Sweet Maple: How to make maple products & bake with them. Naturally. (In print this fall.) I’m a wife to my high school sweetheart, mom to four daughters, and ardent fan of all things maple-flavored. I’m blessed to live in an old farmhouse, by a mountain lake, on acres of stone walls and sugar maples. The floorboards creak, the barn roof sags, and the rocky land seems unforgiving. Yet it is perfect. Because here our family has started living a more sustainable life, focused on simple joys.