• Blog,  Recipes

    Portobello Baked Eggs

    Super easy recipe for this delicious and elegant baked egg. Perfect for breakfast, brunch or any meal. Easy recipe and picture tutorial. Printable Recipe.

    Alright, I know how fancy-shmancy these look, but trust me, they are so simple to make! Anything made with whole portobello mushrooms is automatically so rustically elegant, and I can’t think of anything I rather put in a mushroom than a gooey egg and cheese. Um, yum! The hardest part of this process is removing the mushroom gills. I use a little jam spoon to carefully scrape them out. They come out very easily but be so careful not to break the edge of the mushroom “bowl”. Each mush room gets a very generous brushing of olive oil. The flesh of the mushroom is like a sponge and will soak…

  • Blog,  Homestead,  Motherhood

    Homesteading with Littles

    Kids and farm chores on the homestead. Children are learning to work by watching our example, let's show them how to work well!

    One of my favorite things about homesteading life is doing the farm work with my kids.  Yep, it takes longer and it’s more a hassle than a help some times, but honestly I don’t mind.  I love seeing my kids take part in the farm work and I’m so grateful that they get to claim a share of the responsibility of this lifestyle.  They also reap the rewards right along side me. My kids often come out to help me do the daily chores, like feeding, watering and milking, collecting eggs and harvesting the garden.  It’s become such a part of our daily rhythm that it actually doesn’t even feel…