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Emily’s Stand

This is Emily’s Stand, in its second season. Emily’s Stand is a patch of sunflowers, Emily’s favorite flower. It is a patch of joy and bright sunshine at House in the Woods Farm. This sunflower patch brings smiles and hope … Continue reading

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Quick springtime side dishes

With CSA harvests up and running, dinners are getting easy again. Here are two easy sides I made to go with roasted chicken. Basically, add any protein and grain, and you are set. Steamed or sauteed Asian spinach. I used … Continue reading

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What’s Growing On

The farm is brimming with things to eat. Spring crops are ready to harvest and summer crops are planted and growing. In late May, everything is in its place. Let’s take a walk through the garden. To continue reading… … Continue reading

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Puppy Blog Week 1: Meet Kenai

OK, so here is the deal. I am going to write a blog for one month. We just got an English Shepherd puppy. His name is Kenai. He is 8 weeks old and he is painfully cute. No literally. He … Continue reading

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Drying Culinary Herbs

As the air starts to chill, I am preserving the last crops of the season. In the summer, I freeze tomatoes, zucchini, and basil pesto. In the fall, I dry peppers, garlic, and herbs. My herb garden is brimming with … Continue reading

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Pask’s eggs hatched! They hatched on Sat Oct 15. There are 5 ducklings. So cute! They learned to swim the next day. See how Pask is lifeguard? Here is an interesting fact: When ducklings are hatched, the mother gives them … Continue reading

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Our broody duck

This is Pask. She is a Muscovy duck. She is sitting on eggs. Duck eggs take 35 days to hatch. She should be hatching in about a week or two. Stand by for the hatching blog. –photo and blog by … Continue reading

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The Duck House is Almost Ready

              The ducks are getting big. So soon they will need to move to their permanent house that is going to be in our pond’s fenced-in area. The duck house is currently being built next … Continue reading

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Ducks on the farm

We just bought ducklings and they are very cute. We have four Indian Runners, two Cayugas,  four  Golden Layers and one Magpie. The ducks are one week old now. The ducks currently live in a little shed that I originally … Continue reading

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Sheep and Wool inspiration

We attend the Sheep and Wool festival every year. There is always a new inspiration to take home from the festival to feed my love of fiber arts. This year, a new booth by Sarafina Fiber Art caught my eye! … Continue reading

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