SEASONS

In the Kitchen with Susanna Hindman
“In the Kitchen” is a series celebrating the family table––the food we eat, the spaces we inhabit, and the people with whom we share it all. Each edition welcomes a new voice to this conversation on kitchen life
sharing an unexpected gift
Although I love sharing and receiving gifts for special occasions, my favorite gifts are the ones shared for no reason at all. Don’t you love receiving random gifts from others? Maybe a stranger in line before
our homeschool in pictures + books | June, July, + August
There are a thousand thousand reasons to love this life, everyone one of them sufficient. ― Marilynne Robinson, Gilead drawing and listening to an old Sheryl Crow CD journaling chopping peaches for dinner learning to kayak daydreaming
CRAFTING YOUR OWN BEESWAX CANDLES
Rolling beeswax candles is perhaps one of my children’s favorite activities for the home, a task that needs tending more often in the autumn and winter seasons here. Most days, rolled candles array our mantle or tabletop,
fresh flowers in the late summer home
A small bundle of fresh flowers for the home can be water for the soul, especially in these late summer months when the temperatures soar and the fields lie crispy and parched. I tend to
a sample meal plan for summer
I regularly have people ask me how I plan our family meals, and also how I include the kids in the kitchen. I’ve been working on a small upcoming project regarding this topic, which I’ll have more on
for the weekend | an outing to the garden shop
When I am among the trees, especially the willows and the honey locust, equally the beech, the oaks and the pines, they give off such hints of gladness. I would almost say that they save
for the weekend | eight watermelon recipes
Today marks the beginning of a new month and a long holiday weekend here. We’re packing up again to travel and visit family, and also to find ways to keep cool in this Southern heat.
saving seeds from the home garden
We didn’t plant a spring garden this year, minus a few yukon gold potato plants (which we’ve already harvested) and a handful of herbs. The spring felt heavy with projects around our home, and I felt the