DIY

Grapevine Wreath DIY, Hot Farm Boy Optional

I’ve wanted to make a Grapevine Wreath for a gazillion years, but for some reason, suspected it would be an intensive process that required years of foraging knowledge, a hiking expedition up Everest, a chainsaw, full body armour, and a baby pool. Oddly, none of those things are necessary.   As it turns out, all you actually need is large,…

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Deadheading Flowers: Off With Their Heads! 

blue viola

  It’s oft been said to me that being Queen of the Universe must be a terrribly difficult position to hold, what with all the responsibility. But I can assure you, it’s not all bad. You get a nice chair. And your minions take care of all the mindless, exhausting tasks the average peon is burdened with on a daily…

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Peace Signs: Our New Stained Glass on etsy

stained glass peace signs

We’ve taken our love of glass to the next level, and we’re so excited to present our first foray into the stained glass world with these Patchwork Suncatcher Peace Signs! Catch some colorful sun. Feelin’ crazy? Wear them all huge on a chain….they’re lead-free. (Don’t really… they’re too big. You’ll look ridiculous. Unless you’re Flavor Flav, then you can pull…

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Herb o’ the Month: My Preeeeciouuuus Carol Salad Burnet

Salad Burnet in snow

Lost in the dreary doldrum of winter, my eyes gaze out upon my dry, crunchy garden, brown silhouettes the only reminder of the once lush, invigorating kaleidoscope of life that filled those sturdy wooden boxes. Though only a few short months ago, it feels like eons since I’ve laid eyes on anything green. When fwaaaabaaaapppp! Just like being whacked in…

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Fall! Fall! Fall! Fall! It’s Almost freakin’ Fall!

  Fall is in the air! Can ya smell it? Campfires, apples, crisp nights in comfy sweaters, and pumpkin everything! We grew our first set of jack be little pumpkins with seeds from a friend this year in the middle of our ridiculous wildflower patch. Shockingly, they’re actually not large enough to carve a house out of. Bealer might need…

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How to Dry Herbs like a Brit. Part One: Harvesting Herbs

So I don’t have a ton of talents…I’m a passable seamstress, half decent at massage, and I excel at sleeping. I’m like, super good, truck could run over my head, the-apocalypse-could- occur-and-I’d-miss-it kinda good at sleeping. None of those, however, have a thing to do with this post. What does is that I’m incredibly skilled at hoarding herb plants and…

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Remember to Take Time to Stop & Smell the…

Limenitis arthemis astyanax

Butterflies. You thought I was gonna say roses didn’t chya? Well, in case you’ve never smelled a butterfly it’s a hint of sweet vanilla, and a bit of fresh watermelon with a musky sweet marjoram undertone. I know because yesterday I spent over an hour with one named Henrietta. You aren’t actually buying this are ya’? Don’t. My nose can’t…

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Recipes

How to Make Cucumber Salad for a Dutchman

Cucumber Sald

I don’t like Cucumber Salad. Or food really. “Whaaat?!?!”, you say. “Gasp!”, you say.  “Feeeeliiing. Faaaainnt.”,you say. I know. I know. You’re okay. Also, I mighta exaggerated a lil there. I’m just the world’s pickiest eater. And being the world’s pickiest eater means I don’t like cooking either. Like, at all. But, because sometimes your incredibly attractive, farm boy husband…

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Good Morning to Us! Etsy Finds Feature

Eeeek! We were featured! Click here to see them in our shop! Normally for me, mornings involve unintelligible muttering, zombie style walking, and seriously scary hair all while missing the cup and pouring tea on the cat. This morning, however, involved an actual smile and happy unintelligible muttering cuz our Hanging Glass Globes …   were featured in the Etsy…

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