Macaron Challenge: Sunshine Daydream Creamsicle

This is a fun little twist on a basic single color macaron with a smooth, citrusy filling. Yesterday it was 73 degrees up here in NH and that means it is time to start thinking about ice cream, popcicles and all sorts of fun summery treats! With that, in mind, here is the Orange Creamsicle…

Flock Prep: Chick Planning

Raising chickens for multiple purposes requires a few things: patience, planning and persistence. We have had chickens for egg production since moving to our small hobby farm in 2016 and while it is never easy, it is a great way to have animals on your land that help produce food for you and your family….

Chasing Dreams: What It Means To Really Do It

So real talk moment here: I know how lucky I am to be able to do what I am doing right now. In fact, a good amount of my daily motivations comes from the fact that I need to make sure that the privilege that I have right now does not go to waste… whether…

M.I.Y: Foaming Hand Soap w/ Essential Oil

Want easy? Ok. I can do that. Sometimes it’s the little things that you take back that make you feel good. Especially the things that you use OFTEN, you get that nice little jolt of satisfaction each time you encounter it. With the frequency that we now wash our hands throughout each day… there’s no…

DBF’s Top 5 grows: #1 GARLIC

This is the first entry in our ‘Top 5 Grows’ series in which we hope to share some of our favorite produce that gets the best Use, Storage, Preservation AND UtIlity from a small scale garden here in New England (zone 5). Number 1 on our list is GARLIC. Honestly, there is NO comparison between…