If you’re blessed to be a parent to an amazing daughter (or, like me, four), you may know multiple ways to braid hair. And you’ve probably hosted your share of tea parties. You may paint a really mean manicure, especially on your daughter’s dominant hand. And you’re really good at listening (because she often has a lot […]
I’m a New England homesteader and the author of the upcoming print book Sweet Maple: How to make maple products & bake with them. Naturally. 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.