When it comes to promoting my clients, I love getting out and shouting the good word. It's easy because I design for clients I totally love and they give me great things to shout about. There's something to be said for promoting one's clients. Their success is my success, after all. But even … [Read more...] about Going the Extra Mile
The Instagram rule of poultry is if you're going to raise layers, you must produce a rainbow of egg colors. Given that—and because I have grandchildren who, in my mind, rate much higher than Instagram—I choose breeds specifically for their color of eggs. My chick order this spring consisted … [Read more...] about It Takes Grandparents and a Full Flock
It's National Farmers Market Week and I couldn't appreciate it more, having just attended a workshop on Raleigh's Hillside Farm. Oh, my goodness, the arduous, hand labor that goes into producing high-quality, organic vegetables. Let's take a moment right now and send out a #lovemymarket and … [Read more...] about Love My Market, Love My Farmers!
One of the great things of old house living are the gifts that come with it. Ours bequeathed to us an extraordinary collection of scrapbooks compiled by the lovely woman from whom we bought our farm. For nearly five decades, starting in 1941, she devotedly clipped, pasted and immortalized whatever … [Read more...] about Women’s Farm Groups, Then and Now