Category Archives: summer

Crafting : Birchbark Napkin Rings

Crafting : Birchbark Napkin Rings

We’ve been celebrating a lot of birthdays the past two months and consequently adding homemade beauty to our table setting. I had the older children collect some birchbark on a recent family hike and then we simply glued the pieces onto halved toilet paper rolls. The effect is a lovely rustic looking napkin ring. Their simple… read more

Summer : In the Garden

A peek at our garden before we tear it all down and then start again on our new property. We move to our very first home in two weeks so there are many, many things to harvest, prepare and either cook or freeze in the meantime! We’ve learned a lot (mostly from our mistakes) this first season… read more