New Etsy Items

I have a few new designs in the ol Etsy shop. The first few were actually inspired by my son's water color painting. I really loved the color composition and I thought, hey, this would look nice on a tote! And a phone case! And a mug! So that's what happened. The other item sprung … Continue reading New Etsy Items

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Shaggy Maple Update

Hey Folks! We have lots of new and exciting things coming down the pipe for 2019. First, and most importantly, we're having a series of 3 FREE workshops this summer on Back to Eden Gardening, Permaculture basics, and Sustainable Gardening. One in May, one in June, and one in July. Registrants can have their very … Continue reading Shaggy Maple Update

Homestead Update

Oh, goodness. I've been hard at work laying foundations for New year routines. My number one priority this year is my prayer life and relationship with God. I've been getting in the practice of waking up before the children (at least the youngest two- my 3 year old isn't much of a sleeper) to spend … Continue reading Homestead Update

Shaggy Maple Homestead Mugs!

Through partnering with Canva and Printful, we've been able to design our very own mugs! The first one to hit the Etsy shop is our SMH taste and see mug. Available in 11 and 15oz capacity I am SO excited! They'll go great with some of our loose-leaf back to Eden peppermint herbal tea!

No Harm in Farmin’: Shout Out!

I'm a dreamer. A dangerous pass time, I know. But, I started thinking... The other day, my 3 year old said, "What are you doing thinking!?" I think he meant what do you think you're doing, but the poignancy of his statement made me giggle... ...I started thinking, hey, wouldn't it be cool if I … Continue reading No Harm in Farmin’: Shout Out!

New Shop Items!

Traveler's notebook inserts are in our Etsy shop! Each notebook is custom made, with a hand-sewn binding. They come in standard size (4.33"x 8.25") with 64 pages (32 sheets) of white paper. Cover and binding colors are customizable in purple, lavender, teal, or gray. Binding color options include rose, hot pink, pink, orange, mauve, plum, … Continue reading New Shop Items!

New Shop Items!

Hey all! We've got some new items in our Etsy shop. Check out our handmade wooden drop spindles. They're perfect for spinning raw Angora rabbit fiber, which we also have available, in two quantities: quart, or gallon bags. Exact volume varies. I've made and used these spindles for the last 3 years. They work best … Continue reading New Shop Items!

Luffa Gourds: Natural Sponges

I had been looking for something unique to grow on the homestead. I tried heirloom purple broccolis and cauliflowers to no avail-- cabbage loopers and cutworms destroyed them despite my efforts to save them. The same happened with my cabbages and brussel sprouts. The asparagus didn't turn out either. However-- the luffa gourds took off! … Continue reading Luffa Gourds: Natural Sponges

Shaggy Maple Herbal Teas

We've got peppermint tea ready for sale in our Etsy shop! More to come as the season progresses. We've been hard at work harvesting, drying, and packaging. I'm a firm believer in quality over quantity and if you're going to do something, do it the best way or not at all. So everything we do … Continue reading Shaggy Maple Herbal Teas

Preparation for Fall Market: herbs and seeds

We're currently engaging in all of the bureaucracy involved in selling at our local farmer's market. There are a lot of permits to acquire for live plant sales and seed sales. That said, the more fun part of the job is happening now: harvest! I was out early this morning harvesting mint, parsley, sage, and … Continue reading Preparation for Fall Market: herbs and seeds