Sugarmaking Makes A Lot More Than Syrup

Michelle and her familyWhen my husband drilled his first a hole in the bark of a maple outside my kitchen window, I thought he was kinda crazy. Surely, I figured, there wouldn’t be too much value in collecting tree sap, drop by drop, and making a little syrup. And, honestly, I didn’t think he’d be very successful, but I just watched him do his thing and figured if nothing else it’d be a learning experience. Continue reading

10 Ways To Prepare For A Storm And Power Outage

oil lamp in power outageAs I write this, the snow is coming down in a solid white sheet, obliterating everything more than 20 feet away. The snow is expected to be followed by sleet and then freezing rain. Will we lose power? Probably, but I feel well-prepared to manage for several days without it. How about your family? What steps should you take when you know a storm is bearing down? Here’s a check list to get you started. Continue reading

Employee Spotlight: Meet Amy

Amy at Lehman's

Meet Amy. She can help you find the right canning and preserving equipment you need. 

This month Lehman’s Country Life caught up with Amy, the Category Manager of our store’s kitchen department. Amy is a familiar face around our store and can often be seen demonstrating how to use our many kitchen products (including the food dehydrator seen above). Today she’s sharing with us a little about herself. Continue reading

A Simpler Life Starts With Love

holding handsAs people, we love love. You love love, I love love, everyone loves love!

It feels great to love other people, things, places, everything. Feeling love is a fundamental part of what makes us human. It connects us all and gives us all something in common – we all want to love and be loved. The complex, wonderful thing that is ‘love’ guides all living things to act not only for themselves but for others, too, and that is what keeps the world going! Continue reading

Spring Soil Prep For A Healthy Garden

garden soilLate winter is difficult, isn’t it? The urge to start working in the garden can be so strong it almost hurts. Sure, we can (and should) scratch that gardening itch by planting some seedlings indoors, but that doesn’t get us outside. Continue reading

Behind the Scenes: New Products at Lehman’s

just arrivedToday we’re taking a quick, behind-the-scenes look at what’s new this month, starting with my desk. Yes, my desk is one of the many places where new products at Lehman’s pass through. And my desk has seen some interesting stuff over the years! Continue reading

Don’t Miss Our Upcoming Store Events

Garden Class at Ladies' Night

So much is happening at Lehman’s including Ladies Night Out next month (pictured above). Read on for more info.

It’s cold outside but always warm in side at Lehman’s.

Looking for fun events this February and March? Visit Lehman’s for homeschool classes, wood stove cooking classes and the popular Ladies Night Out on March 21. Did you know we have something special EVERY SINGLE SATURDAY throughout 2019? See you there! Continue reading

Outdoor Winter Fun: 8 Ways to Enjoy the Snowy Season

building a snowmanIf you’re like me, you might find it hard get motivated and get outside in the cold winter months. With the cozy couches and warm blankets inside, why would we want to venture out into the cold and windy winter weather? It can be awfully tempting to spend our free time huddled up indoors during the cold months, but when we do so, we miss out on so much fun and excitement that winter brings. Continue reading

Exciting News! Here’s Your Chance To Win A Rainbow Garden

Lehman's & Baker Creek Seeds Sweepstakes

Win a Rainbow Garden!

Lehman’s and Baker Creek Seeds are excited to announce our $1,000 sweepstakes! Click on the link below to register to win this fantastic rainbow garden, so you can make health and flavor the heart of your garden with this great giveaway. You will receive everything you need to move from plant to plate, like a seed voucher, gardening tools dinnerware and more. How deliciously simple!

Click here to enter and to learn more. Contest ends March 31, 2019.

Ways to Simplify Your Life – Part Two

mom & daughter gardeningEditor’s Note: Here’s the second installment of Glenda’s Simplify Your Life series. If you missed the first part, you can read it here. And feel free to share with us your journey to a simpler life in the comments below.

A simpler life is about taking another step forward on your journey to an intentional, fulfilling life. But why live a simpler life? Continue reading