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Feeding The Chickens

Feeding The Chickens

Tule Fog

Tule Fog

It was an apt enough morning to awaken with a sore throat. The tule fog lingers heavily over the grass, and light was slow to spread into the day. We all stayed in pajamas and socks. The aroma of chicken stock for soul-soothing, cure-all spicy garlic broth will soon fill the air.

Simple Potato Pancakes

Simple Potato Pancakes

This is a great morning treat to mix up the eggs-and-toast routine. If you’re like us, the ingredients are always on-hand. Crispy, golden potato pancakes are one of my very favorite things, and when they’re served with homemade applesauce, there’s nothing like them. Potato Pancakes Serve these hot cakes with apple sauce, sour cream, or hot […]

Morning

Morning

A Real Hangover and Cold Cure

A Real Hangover and Cold Cure

Some of us have awakened this last morning of the holiday break feeling less than stellar– thanks to unhappily timed cold or flu or too much fun had Saturday night. In our house, we reclaim our day with a mug of soul-soothing spicy garlic broth. The hands-on cooking time is minimal. Since overindulgence is so often paired with a large bird-centric […]

The Christmas Stocking and Self-Gratitude

The Christmas Stocking and Self-Gratitude

The wi-fi wasn’t working, but I didn’t have the gumption to call the provider. The clock in the kitchen had just gonged 5, and I hadn’t even poured a cup of coffee. Instead I dug through my yarn. I’d squirreled it away over a year ago in disheveled heaps, not long after my daughter was […]

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I'm Kelly. Writer, crafter, forager, country winemaker, cook. Mama of an awesome toddler and married to my best friend. We recently returned to the Pacific Northwest, where we're setting out to grow, make, and learn as much as we can as the future unfolds.

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