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[recipe] Rustic Peach Tart

Summer's just around the corner and we're burning through the last of our summer fruits that we put up last fall. We shared our (beginner) method of putting up peaches last fall and this weekend I put the last bag of peaches to very good use! Some of our previous...

Parmesan Potato Nests

Parmesan potato nests are another favorite of our guests here at the B&B. Super-easy to make, this is a great way to get a crispy potato fix that's a bit less oily than traditional hash browns and much easier to make! These are also great for serving to larger groups,...

Northern Comfort Fall Snack Mix

Happy Fall! Today is our first-ever Fall Festival here at the farm. We're opening up the shop and marking everything 20% off (get ahead on that Christmas shopping!) plus there's a bonfire, giveaways and our favorite... treats.  We're serving up caramel apple cider...

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Hi there! I’m Patty. I’m a writer, maker and creative entrepreneur living on the road with my husband and Peppermint the basset hound. Read the blog for tutorials, tricks and inspiration. Visit the online shop to check out our handcrafted soaps, candles, cool finds and more. Curious about our experiment in teeny-living? Then read more about #vanlife! Are you a business owner? I also work with indie retail and creative business owners to build beautiful social media platforms, websites and email marketing programs.

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Northern Comfort Granola

So... what makes breakfast at Northern Comfort super fun? It's not the cushy robes, the peaceful sound of the wind in the pines or the homemade toasted bread. It's not even the chance of early morning encounters with Peppermint, the basset hound hostess.  It's the...

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Savory Cheese Crumbles

Since weekends at the 3 Snugbugs house mean studio time, that also means weekends at our house mean quick meals and slow cookers. Our favorite go-to meal is a thick beef and barley soup that is great as leftovers with dumplings. But I'm always at a loss as to what to...

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{recipe} Coconut Coffee

As you may have read in our newsletter or elsewhere on our blog...Jeff and I are working together to cut grains, sugar, dairy and alcohol for 30 days (following the Whole30 approach.) One of the worst, drag-my-feet part of cutting dairy for a whole month had to do...

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Back to Basics (Part II) Italian Bread

New Years Eve was a night in with games and good food for Jeff, Peppermint and me. We made up leftover ham and wild rice into a nice, thick soup and as a special treat, I decided to serve up the soup in homemade bread bowls!! I wasn't sure that my normal bread recipe...

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Back to Basics…. Baking Bread

Jeff and I have been focused lately on finding places in our life where we can spend our money and time in ways that provide lots of enjoyment. You know, not like going to a party enjoyment... more like learning how to tie super good knots enjoyment....

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