"The Lord is my light and my salvation, whom shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life, of whom shall I be afraid?" Psalm 27:1

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Easter Memories

Whether you are a parent, a grandparent, an aunt, uncle, sister or brother, every holiday is 
filled with memories and moments that 
help us cherish what is past, 
and what we will pass down to children.  

Each time I get this bunny candy dish out, I can't help think of my Mimi.  She was always creating something, whether it was her china painting or ceramics, crocheting a beautiful afghan, canning jams and jellies, or making one of her extraordinary quilts which I still cherish.  She made this bunny candy dish for me when I was a young woman, and to this day it puts a smile on my face every time
 I retrieve a jelly bean.   

Take the time during this holiday week to make memories for your family. 

Easter Egg Display Ideas

I'm always interested in new and unique ways to 
display things in my home, 
especially when it comes to the holidays.  
This compilation of ideas sparked my creativity, 
and I hope it sparks yours as well!












all photos via pinterest



Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs in Mason Jars




I have been looking for great ideas for dyeing Easter Eggs without 
the packaged chemicals that you find in the stores.  
This has such great ideas, and fits in with the way we love to do things at One Ash!  
I hope you enjoy and find it as useful as we have.   

(Click on this link)

photos and link via ehow



Monday, April 14, 2014

What's in Your Garden?


Spring is here and so is gardening time!  
What are you planting that will soon fill all your empty canning jars? 
Comment here to share your favorite canning ideas!

Happy Planting!




Saturday, April 12, 2014

Raising Chicks




Spring is here, and all of us at One Ash Farm and Dairy are feeling so blessed and thankful for the new life all around us.  One of the things we always love to do this time of year is raise chicks.  Whether we incubate them, or have them sent from the hatchery, it's always a sign of spring for us to see those little fluff balls grow and flourish into our next egg laying hens.  

It's not hard to raise chicks, and Living the Country Life has put together a short, easy to read and follow guide on how to raise chicks frugally and simply. 
 The link was too good not to share-  Raising Chicks.

Enjoy the blessings of Spring with the new life of chicks!