Non-fiction

Eggsellent Reads to Start Your own Farm

Eggsellent Reads to Start Your own Farm

With the environment and sustainability in our collective conscious, we want to do our part to support local, kind, and sustainable. You might not know that May is national egg month (really!), so why not take the plunge into some of the most popular forms of micro-farming? What exactly does[…]

by × May 9, 2019 ×

Create your own Confections

Create your own Confections

You’re probably dreading the candy that’s going to be filling up your house soon and the inevitable mess caused by all the wrappers, plastic eggs and whatever that “grass” is. But there is another way: making your own! It might seem daunting at first but with some know-how and a[…]

by × March 26, 2019 ×

Celebrating the Authors of Ireland

Celebrating the Authors of Ireland

March brings us the first day of spring and the start of daylight saving’s, but it also brings us the holiday of St. Patrick’s Day. Instead of a Catholic feast like the name would suggest, it’s a celebration of Irish culture and people. Growing up in New England, we spent[…]

by × March 13, 2019 ×

Presidential Tales Spanning the Decades

Presidential Tales Spanning the Decades

February brings us both President’s Day and former President Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. Their legacies impact us in ways both big and small, from names of places to major legislation that brings justice and equality in ways we might now take for granted. We’ve selected a list of works on a[…]

by × February 1, 2019 ×

There Is No Planet B

There Is No Planet B

Earth Day. As millions of people across the globe take pause and celebrate this planet we call home, let’s take the time to reflect on what we can do to make our planet a better place to live, not just today, but for future generations. Now, more than ever, the[…]

by × April 19, 2017 ×

Gathering for a Feast: Holiday Entertaining

Gathering for a Feast: Holiday Entertaining

Gathering for a Feast: Holiday Entertaining Can you feel it in the air? The end of fall is near and the start of the holiday season is quickly approaching. The holiday season means many things to many people. For some it’s a time to reflect and express gratitude, for others,[…]

by × November 16, 2016 ×

Fabulous Fall Photography:  Leaf Peeping Tips & Destinations

Fabulous Fall Photography: Leaf Peeping Tips & Destinations

Autumn, the most magical of times for outdoor photography. Location, they say, is everything…yet sometimes you can capture the most perfect image just outside your front door when the light hits just right. And it’s not just foliage that makes fall photography so special. Use water as a source of[…]

by × September 21, 2016 ×

Spark Your Wanderlust with these Travelogues!

Spark Your Wanderlust with these Travelogues!

It’s the time of year when the days get a little longer, the weather a little nicer, and the urge to break out of your usual routine takes hold. Many people experience serious wanderlust. Whether you dream of visiting a foreign land, going on an adventure trek, or even exploring[…]

by × May 19, 2016 ×

Gardening Books for Fun and Profit

Gardening Books for Fun and Profit

Gardening seems to have been around since 10,000 BC.  That’s when historians believe people first started to enclose outdoor spaces to keep out animals and marauders.  Today we may only have to enclose our gardens from pets and the mail man but we are still gardening.  I remember when I[…]

by × March 14, 2016 ×