I first discovered Suzicate’s blog, The Water Witch’s Daughter, while in the midst of getting sucked down one of those rabbit holes the interwebs are famous for. Her writing struck a chord with me as her Virginia is for Lovers page gave away she was from the same state. I discovered she lived in Virginia Beach on the coast, but was from Nelson County, just south of here. The more I got to know her, I realized we were creative kindred spirits and then some. We picked at the same orchards. I was pretty sure we knew some of the same people and that our husbands would hit it off. Continue reading
The first week of camp has gone quietly here at the homestead. While I’ve yet to wade into the princess lair for the annual “she won’t miss it” purge, I have done some reorganizing. Continue reading
Remember last week when I said I had some projects to share with you all? Well, here’s the first one.
In what feels like a pretty familiar theme around here, we’ve once again returned from a few days away. This time around, it was our annual trip to Smith Mountain Lake with Will & Mollie.
I told Edie I’d make her a cherry pie with fresh cherries. I’ve long had the itch to make hand pies and thought this was the perfect opportunity to have at it. I googled a few recipes, but figured, hey, it’s pie that fits in your hand. I know how to make pie, so I will just use my regular crust recipe and make them hand sized. Continue reading