Little Yellow Farmhouse: Regular Old Everyday Magic

A flower blooms in the snow. The cat who has been avoiding you settles into your lap for a cuddle. Your long-lost dinosaur eraser appears in the bottom of a drawer. These unexpected gifts sneak into your life, sometimes through active detective work and other times just falling into your lap. When my parents moved […]

A Gift of Garlic

When we left Steamboat, a friend gifted me something very special: a bulb of her homegrown garlic. This garlic is something my friend guards. The mincing of just a clove results in an amount measured in parts of a cup – not mere tablespoons or teaspoons! The flavor is spicy and garlicky and absolutely perfect. […]