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Making Maple Syrup – The Sugar House

  Today, all four of us are in the sugar house.  I am on my computer, taking breaks to stoke the fire and watch the syrup coming off.  Dana is a jack of all trades and is filtering the syrup, canning the finished product and labeling … [Read more...]

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Making Maple Syrup – The Pump House

  Truthfully, today’s post was suppose to be all about sharing a beautiful day at our home and our sugar house.  There were to be pictures of our friends and family celebrating the launch of our new business, and learning what making maple … [Read more...]

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Making Maple Syrup – Tapping The Trees

It is hard to believe that we are already in our second season of making our Finding Home maple syrup.  Last week, the time finally came to tap the trees.  The season is pretty late, by about two weeks, because the weather has just been so cold.  We … [Read more...]

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Creamy Mapletini Martini

  It has long been known that we are crazy for maple syrup.  We make it.  We sell it.  We eat it.  We drink it. My hubby’s family has always makes “sugar on snow” which is just what is sounds like – hot maple syrup poured over fresh snow … [Read more...]

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Recipe: Maple Roasted Tomato Orzo Salad

Here we are with our third maple recipe for you – Maple Roasted Tomato Orzo Salad. So far, we already shared Mason Jar Maple Martinis and Maple Bacon Cheese Cups. This recipe started from a love of roasting tomatoes.  At the end of the tomato … [Read more...]

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Recipe: Maple Bacon Cheese Cups

Today I want to share with you a recipe that would be perfect for a breakfast, brunch, lunch or as an appetizer – Maple Bacon Cheese Cups. As I mentioned when I shared our Mason Jar Maple Martini recipe, this week I am sharing maple recipes. This … [Read more...]

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Mason Jar Maple Martini

This time of year, throughout the northeast of the United States and Canada, the skylines are dotted with tall galvanized smoke stacks sending out billowing smoke and calling out a beautiful message… “Today, we are making sugar.” … [Read more...]

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Sugar on Snow

The Holidays are always a time for going home. For visiting family and loved ones. And a time for traditions. But as we get older, as much as we want them too – things just don’t usually stay exactly as they were. Traditions change and … [Read more...]

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Makin’ Sugar

Have you ever wondered about the maple leaf in our logo and my signature?  No, we are not from Canada.  But each year as winter starts to come to an end and spring is in sight, we make maple syrup.  Now, as you may already know, I am a Jersey girl … [Read more...]

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Show & Tell Friday 10

I hope this Friday is finding all of you well. I am finding that I am suffering mildly from a post-vacation hang over.  I have admittedly been a bit lonely this week.  After spending 10 days together as a family, my hubby left for the whole week and … [Read more...]

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A Maple Mantel

Some good things of the day.. We had a two hour delay from the freezing temperatures following all the rain, so we had a nice relaxing morning.  This also meant that my gym class was canceled (woo hoo!) The front yard is a wet mess.  You might not … [Read more...]

The Most Wonderful Time of Year

Nope, I am not talking about Christmas. Don’t get me wrong, we love Christmas in our house. But, for our family, we wait all year for this. It’s sugaring time! For those of  you who don’t know what that means, it means, for about 6 weeks each … [Read more...]