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Preserving Backyard Apples

An old, forgotten apple tree offers plenty of apples for us to transform into preserves.
We have an ancient apple tree growing next to our house that provides us with apples. The view from our dining room window is of this apple tree. In spring, when blossoms cover… http://www.harroldcountryhome.ca/blog/apple-tree-harvest/

Grandma, Where Do Babies Come From?

Grandma finds herself in an awkward predicament with her baby-crazy granddaughter.
"Grandma will you read to me?" My six year old granddaughter asked. Sure, I loved to read stories to my grandchildren. The book she placed on my lap was about where babies come… http://www.harroldcountryhome.ca/blog/where-do-babies-come/

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 them to be enjoyed.
Being a homeschool family, we had a growing collection of books and a dwindling amount of space to keep them. A dilemma ensued: how can we create an environment for learning while… http://www.harroldcountryhome.ca/blog/bench-read-upon/

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Preserving Backyard Apples

An old, forgotten apple tree offers plenty of apples for us to transform into preserves.
We have an ancient apple tree growing next to our house that provides us with apples. The view from our dining room window is of this apple tree. In spring, when blossoms cover… http://www.harroldcountryhome.ca/blog/apple-tree-harvest/

Grandma, Where Do Babies Come From?

Grandma finds herself in an awkward predicament with her baby-crazy granddaughter.
"Grandma will you read to me?" My six year old granddaughter asked. Sure, I loved to read stories to my grandchildren. The book she placed on my lap was about where babies come… http://www.harroldcountryhome.ca/blog/where-do-babies-come/

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 them to be enjoyed.
Being a homeschool family, we had a growing collection of books and a dwindling amount of space to keep them. A dilemma ensued: how can we create an environment for learning while… http://www.harroldcountryhome.ca/blog/bench-read-upon/

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