Mountain Life

Fresh Mountain Apples For The Best Apple Crumb Pie Ever

Fresh Mountain Apples For The Best Apple Crumb Pie Ever

I want to take you on a trip just a few minutes down the road to Hartland Orchard in Markham, Virginia. This orchard is where we get most of our fresh mountain apples for cooking and eating. David and I have been coming to Hartland Orchard for mountain […]

Bears On The Mountain

Bears On The Mountain

If David and I had moved to the mountains and didn’t see bears then we would be pretty pissed off. Although a bear tried to eat a goat on the front porch a couple of years ago, I still love to see them on the mountain […]

Falling

Falling

Honestly our house doesn’t feel like it’s on the edge of a mountain, until you go down below it. Ok, perhaps it is… I guess after living here on the mountain for a little over four years, I have gotten use to it and have acclimated to […]

Sara and The Storm On the Mountain

Sara and The Storm On the Mountain

I’m sorry, I don’t have a Meatless Monday recipe to share with you today. I hope you know that if you need ideas, you can always access our recipes through our main menu above under “We Are Meatless On Mondays“. I have some recipes to share […]

UncommonGoods Fire Hose Log Carrier

UncommonGoods Fire Hose Log Carrier

A few weeks ago, I was approached by UncommonGoods to do a product review of their gifts for men. Up until then, I was not familiar with the company. They were nice enough to provide me with information to learn more about the company. Here’s a […]

Sloppy Joes and Mountain Chores

Sloppy Joes and Mountain Chores

These mouthwatering Sloppy Joes are quick, easy and inexpensive to make. They are hearty, messy, and meaty this American Classic is guaranteed to satisfy anyone at your supper table. They are also a quick and easy meal after a busy day of chores. The weather […]

What Staycation Really Means: PART XII Home Sweet Mountain Home!

What Staycation Really Means: PART XII Home Sweet Mountain Home!

We were still closing! Turns out, Mr. Realtor was calling to see if we could meet earlier than we planned. He wanted to bump the entire closing up to around 1:00 p.m., a whole 3 hours before we had originally planned. I agreed and immediately called […]

What Stacation Really Means: Part XI

Old Man Winter’s clock was way off. No way were we supposed to get that much snow in the fall. Approximately 4-6 inches of snow fell and accumulated on October 28th, 2011. When the roads were clear and we felt it was safe to return […]



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