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How to Make Homemade Butter

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Monday March 31, 2014   -   By Katie

When we first learned about the benefits of raw milk (and the harm of pasteurized milk from non-A2 cows) we decided it was worth switching to healthier dairy products. Buying a herd share was a no-brainer first step. Our herd share enables us to obtain...

Love Potion #10 Tea

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday February 14, 2014   -   By Katie

Ok. Not really. It’s not a potion. No magic here. Just a yummy cup of tea that happens to be full of herbs known for their aphrodisiac qualities. It’s a sweet and simple handmade gift your tea lover will love on Valentine’s Day. If you’re an herb...

Bacon Hearts for Your Valentine

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday February 07, 2014   -   By Katie

Valentine’s Day is a mere seven days away. We celebrate Valentine’s Day, but not extravagantly. A sentimental card and a few tokens of love are usually the extent of gift giving in our family. Gifts often include flowers, candy, gift cards, special...

DIY Advent Tea Set

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday December 20, 2013   -   By Katie

Last summer I shared with you that I love tea . I grew up drinking at least a cup a day, guided by my mother who throws down a pot or so in the same time frame. One of the things I treasure most about get togethers with my mom, brother and sister-in-law...

How to Make Homemade Almond Extract

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday December 13, 2013   -   By Katie

Life, according to my belly, can be categorized into the following seasons: Soup season, grilling season, roasting season and baking season. We, dear friends, are in the heart of baking season! Our household has no concept of portion control loves good...

Homemade Marshmallows

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Wednesday August 07, 2013   -   By Katie

One of the icons of summer is a backyard campfire. And that icon conjures up images of another summer must-have: S’mores. This year, I decided to try to make all the ingredients needed for homemade s’mores. Crazy, I know… To get things started, I created...

Homemade garden spray

Blog: Back2theBeginning   -   Wednesday July 24, 2013   -   By J

Just sharing...   Disclaimer We dont own the content provided here. If you think this content belongs to you and should be removed from this blog. You just need to give us the original link of your article in comments and it would be deleted...

Christmas Planning - Wonderful Idea from Facebook ...

Blog: Stevens Family Farm   -   Saturday May 04, 2013   -   By Carol

On our Facebook page for our farm,  there was a WONDERFUL suggestion for making Christmas presents with the family -  MAKE THE WRAPPING PAPER or GIFT BAGS!   The poster suggested making custom gift bags for each member that could be re-used...

Christmas planning in May!

Blog: Stevens Family Farm   -   Wednesday May 01, 2013   -   By Carol

It is May, and my daughter and I sat down to create a list of what we want to try to make for Christmas!  Our goal is to make at least one gift for each family member before the end of November, so we can spend December enjoying the Christmas holiday!...

How to Make Homemade Breakfast Sausage©

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Sunday April 07, 2013   -   By Arlene

How to Make Homemade Breakfast Sausage © by Arlene Wright-Correll Home Farm Herbery How to Make Homemade Breakfast Sausage It is really very easy to make your own homemade breakfast sausage. Especially if you are worried...

You Can Make Washing Soda at Home

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Tuesday March 19, 2013   -   By Katie

About a month ago I shared info on how to create your own homemade laundry detergent and fabric softener . We’ve been using this detergent since mid-February and it works great! Even though we won’t run out for months, I recently bought supplies to...

Delicous Homemade Corned Beef: SAVE THE BROTH...

Blog: Maple Heights Farm   -   Sunday March 17, 2013   -   By Kerrie and Andy

This morning at Maple Heights Farm , our homemade Nitrate-free corned beef was finally taken from the brine (after sitting for 10 days), rinsed and set in the crockpot with two onions.  At lunchtime, we added about four pounds of potato and...

Minimally Process Cookies

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday February 08, 2013   -   By Katie

Earlier this month I shared this post about how to make natural, homemade vanilla extract . I had no idea it would be such a hit! After posting it, one reader emailed me with the following question: “I have a question for you in regard to a comment you...

Homemade Vanilla Extract

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday January 25, 2013   -   By Katie

We do a lot of baking at our house. Because we don’t eat artificial food dye and are trying to avoid artificial everything-else, I recently purged all of the unnatural additives from my baking cupboard. I pitched things like neon food dye, regular food...

Eat Healthy. Save Money. {Homemade Crackers}

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Tuesday November 13, 2012   -   By Katie

One of the major reasons why we started Arcadia Farms was to learn to eat healthy, live sustainably and to be producers instead of consumers only. In October I announced that I would start focusing part of my attention on “homesteading” topics , ...

How to Temper Chocolate©

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Thursday September 13, 2012   -   By Arlene

How to Temper Chocolate© By Arlene Wright-Correll Chocolate seems like a mystery to most people. A wonderful mystery that simply tastes good, no not good, great! At Home Farm...

Mountain Pie Suppers, Homemade Napkin Rings, Cute ...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Monday July 02, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

Spring is here and how I just love to be outside~ especially where entertaining is concerned.  Nothing is as enjoyable to me as having my friends over for a lovely evening of food & fellowship... listening to the gobs of children running and playing...

'Guinea Pig' Meals, Seed Packet Magnets, Sheets fo...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Friday June 29, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

"Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; They are sunshine, food, and medicine to the soul." Luther Burbank Meals are important at our house~ they are a time where we all sit together...

Nifty Bird Feeders, Homemade Hummingbird Nectar, A...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Wednesday May 23, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

I was in the kitchen the other day leaning on the counter looking out one of the windows when a male & female Purple Finch landed on the feeder.  I quick called over baby Aaron and picked him up to watch them.  We were actually only about seven...

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