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— July 1, 2016

Keeping Chickens Out of the Garden

We build a fence around our raised beds in an attempt to control our chickens' access to our vegetable gardens.

— June 27, 2016

A Visit from the Tooth Fairy

Does the Tooth Fairy have a limit?

— June 21, 2016

The Saga of Rodriguez

A piece of artwork comes to life in the imagination of a child.

— May 26, 2016

Preserving Backyard Apples

An old, forgotten apple tree offers plenty of apples for us to transform into preserves.

— May 20, 2016

Grandma, Where Do Babies Come From?

Grandma finds herself in an awkward predicament with her baby-crazy granddaughter.

— May 14, 2016

Building a Bench to Read Upon

If you build it, they will read... we construct a special bench to both store our children's books and to provide a place for…

— April 26, 2016

Grandma Arrives at Harrold Country Home

Grandma's perspective on three-generation-living.

— April 13, 2016

Meeting Miss Charlotte Mason

A brief introduction to Charlotte Mason and her method of education.

— April 7, 2016

Growing Organically Family Style

No Little Red Hen at the Harrold Country Home! Everyone pitches in during the growing season and later enjoys the flavour and…

A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body. Benjamin Franklin
Home is the nicest word there is. Laura Ingalls Wilder
If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere. Vincent Van Gogh