Eggs Colored with Natural Dyes and Marbled Eggs

Coloring eggs naturally is something we’ve done for years in our family. And I’m happy to see more of you “coming into the fold”, requesting recipes for coloring eggs with natural dyes. So as promised Matt Swaim on the Sunrise Morning Show, here again are recipes that I hope will become traditions in your family.  Some dyes use ingredients you most likely already have. They don’t … Continue reading Eggs Colored with Natural Dyes and Marbled Eggs

Earth Day

I’m looking forward to “planting seeds of wisdom and fun”with my grandchildren, Eva, Emerson and Ellery again this year on Earth Day at their schools. I’ll be bringing in herbs and edible flowers for them to sniff, feel and enjoy. They’ll get to remove seeds from birdhouse gourds, and take home some Indian corn seeds. Kids really get into the whole concept, as you can … Continue reading Earth Day

Tap, Tap, Tap: Maple Syrup

Checking the temperature outside it’s 1 below zero here on our little patch of heaven. Our son, Shane, came out to help split wood for the stove, and brought his daughters, Eva, Emerson and Ellery with him. I was telling the girls about my neighbor, Erin Phillips of Phillips Farm – Erin brought Montessori middle school students out to tap maple and box elder trees … Continue reading Tap, Tap, Tap: Maple Syrup