Autumn on the Farm

Black Greenhouse Gathering Part 1

We had always wanted to build an antique vintage greenhouse. We’ve been picking and collecting windows since we moved into the farm. These ones were bought at a sale on Open Meadows where Bruce grew up. They’re from the Old School House. March when the wind was whipping and snowflakes were flying I was busy … Read More Black Greenhouse Gathering Part 1

Autumn Recipes

Stay Warm & Cozy


Fireball Applesauce

In the midst of Western New York apple season, you can find apples strewn on the ground and in the trees. Bees and wasps circle the apples with their last ditch effort to enjoy a taste of sugar before the frost hits. Last week, Bruce and I grabbed a market bag and walked down to … Read More Fireball Applesauce

The meatball

The Meatball

There is something holy about a meatball. It reflects the person who rolls that ball of love out. If I truly love you, I will make you Spaghetti and Meatballs. It’s the holy grail of all that is good in the food universe. I’m not saying my family recipe is the best meatball recipe in … Read More The Meatball

Monster Cookie

Everyone’s favorite cookie – The Monster Cookie. A meal in itself. Last time I made them I had about 42 cookies. You may need two hands to eat them. Monster Cookie Recipe Ingredients 32 oz Peanut Butter 1 cup Butter, room temperature 3 cups Brown Sugar 1 cup Sugar 6 Eggs 2 tsp Vanilla 9 cups Old Fashioned Oats  … Read More Monster Cookie

The Cottage

Warm up your home for fall

Rustic Candles

Previously, I’ve done posts about our candles in the window. We gather our candles from storage at the beginning of Daylight Savings and place them in every window. Our dear friend Rebecca, gifted us a set of Candles for a housewarming present when we moved into the farm. She always gives the most thoughtful gifts. … Read More Rustic Candles

Closet to Pantry

Well, it’s time to get caught up on the projects we’ve been working on. First up today the pantry! We’ve been cherry picking projects to talk about since we have plenty going on.   We have projects on every floor and every room. The pantry has been done since October and I keep forgetting to … Read More Closet to Pantry

Glass Door Project

Glass Door Project

Finally, my desk project, which I started in July, is now finished. It seems something always came up where I didn’t want to spend the money on the glass top for the desk that Bruce made for me from a wild idea I had this summer. Luckily, he just ordered it for my birthday. And … Read More Glass Door Project

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