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At this moment, I am… ~enjoying the dark, early morning hours. Alone. Savoring the dawn of this new day. ~returning to the warm, blanket-covered couch after clipping zinnias by cell phone light early this morning for a late-October bouquet. ~mopping … Continue reading
This lacto-fermented carrot recipe is a yearly go-to in our kitchen. It can be whipped up in very little time and is a family favorite with the adults and kids in the Fagan house. The carrots stay crispy, can be … Continue reading
Our rhubarb crop is thriving right now, and I have been in the kitchen testing out some new recipes that showcase this first-of-the-season gem. I recently fell down the sourdough rabbit hole and have been in love with all things … Continue reading
At this moment, I am… ~awakening this space that lay dormant for 22 months. ~blending a fresh batch of handmade lotion. ~preparing for one last week of homeschool lessons before taking a much-needed spring break. ~creating my list of seeds … Continue reading
Despite the grey, drab day, my girls and I were teeming with excitement last Wednesday as we slowly drove down Rockton Road, where the path before us turned from asphalt to crunchy limestone gravel beneath our tires. We knew we … Continue reading
My girls and I have really been trying to adjust our eating habits throughout the school day. Instead of snacking on crackers, pretzels and tortilla chips, we are trying to move our snacking to the non-processed variety. This … Continue reading
I love cabbage in an obsessive, kind-of-creepy way. I adore it raw in salads, sautéed in butter, and cooked down alongside a big ole’ roast in a low and slow oven. But perhaps my favorite way to enjoy this curciferous … Continue reading
We Fagans LOVE us some biscuits! And the only thing better than a biscuit is when we can load it up with fresh garden goodness and therefore call it “healthy” 🙂 My girls and I loved how these lil’ dumplings … Continue reading
A while back a friend said to me, “In an airplane emergency, first you must put on your own oxygen mask, then help those around you. Have you put on your life mask first?” Since December, I have diligently tried … Continue reading