Showing posts with label thanks. Show all posts
Showing posts with label thanks. Show all posts

01 December 2016



I apologize to any of you who follow our farm account on instagram.  I have barely used my camera the whole month of November, so most of these photos were taken with my ipod and many, if not all of them, were shared on instagram already.

The month of November was so full... so full that I didn't think of grabbing my camera.  I can hardly keep up with the daily tasks of cooking and laundry, it seems, so I didn't think of posting on the blog.

The frosty days of early November (seen on the lovely autumn blueberry leaves) brought the kids and me inside most of the time.  It felt like a big deal to go out and dig the last row of carrots.  It's so funny how without realizing it, we go from such full days outside to full days inside that even harvesting seems out of routine when just a month earlier we had farmers' markets.

Being inside more means I am crafting a lot!  I finished F's Tiny Tea Leaves sweater and made myself, not one, but two Fen dresses!  I am so happy with how they turned out.  I had picked up some beautiful fabric and the pattern on my birthday weekend away in Portland, Maine.

Adam finished splitting the slab wood for sugaring seasoning, just in time for snow.

I helped a dear friend for a day cutting balsam for wreaths.  We only got through 8 of her 50 balsam bunches--wreath-making is no joke!

The kids got one good sledding afternoon in before the weather warmed again.

We spent Thanksgiving day with Adam's family (and got to snuggle up our baby niece the whole time).  And came back to the largest market I do with crafts--two full days of selling hand-made goods with several of my closest friends.  It was a great market this year!

In any of the spare moments I have, I'm trying to work on the gifts I plan to make for family and friends.  Looks like it will be a very full December, too.

27 November 2014

giving thanks

Sadly, the weather kept us in Vermont...away from Adam's family gathering in Connecticut.
But we all spent the day enjoying the snow, snuggling by the wood stove and cooking a mostly homegrown meal.

Wishing everyone the peace of gratitude today.

04 April 2012


A warm thanks to everyone who entered the gratitude giveaway! I enjoyed reading what everyone is thankful for... I'll be sending some syrup to Tonya (post 5, thanks to!
Have a wonderful day~

27 March 2012


Despite the frustration of not being able to walk, to drive, to help around the house and farm--these broken bones have been a great lesson in gratitude. It has been easy for all of us to reflect on how blessed we are to be so mobile most of the time, to have so much joyful work fill our days and so much wonderful community to lift us up when times are hard.

I want to thank you my "online community" by giving away a jar of our syrup! This giveaway is open to all of our blog followers and subscribers (even if you join during this giveaway)
Just take a minute and share something you are grateful for today!

(This giveaway is open until April 3rd)