Author: Tara Tupling

Life on the farm: Preserving fresh cherries

Cherry season has come and gone around here, but WOW, what a perfect place we live in to enjoy the fruits of the season. Not only do we have access to a wide selection of fruits, but we tend to get them more affordably then elsewhere in the country. All you have to do is […]

Life on the farm: Processing potatoes four ways

Last week I shared how to preserve farm-fresh eggs. Today I want to share another project I’ve been working on… Processing potatoes! I am such a foodie at heart, and I think that’s because my gramma raised me and she was an old-fashioned cook who allowed me to help her in the kitchen at a […]

Life on the farm: Preserving fresh eggs

My chicken flock here on the farm has been growing recently, and the hens (and one duck) are laying many more eggs than we can eat. I had a growing stockpile of fresh chicken eggs, and I hated to see them to go to waste, but we can’t quite eat seven a day… So a couple […]

Salt dough ornaments for all

With just a few days until Christmas, there’s still plenty of time to create a special gift for everyone on your list. (Really… you still have time!) When my daughter Hannah was two, we created our first Salt Dough Ornaments, and they were a hit! Not only is it a handmade gift, it’s a keepsake […]

Slime time!

Today my daughter Hannah had a playdate here at the farm with her cousin, Hunter. The girls did what most farm kids do and played outside with the chickens, ducks and dogs. I try and throw a craft in too and you know what, life CAN be just about Unicorns and glitter….and Slime! So what […]

DIY: Mason jar solar lights

Here’s a project you can do anywhere. And I mean anywhere! I brought it with me camping and I love how it turned out. The Mason Jar solar light is easy to make and you can take it anywhere and customize it according to your style. What you will need: Solar light (I got mine at […]