Every family dynamic is different, but in my family and most others that I know, grandparents are the leaders. They are the ones everyone looks up to, the ones that take charge and bring everyone together onto the right path, and the ones that begin great traditions and legacies. Continue reading
Nothing is more sustainable than human-powered activity, quality tools that can be repaired by their owners and ingredients that come from places you know. Continue reading
The end of summer brings the beginning of a new school year. However, it doesn’t have to be the beginning of stress. Continue reading
While back-to-school reminders and ads have been popping up for weeks now, there is still some summer fun to be had. This August, our retail store in Kidron, Ohio is full of activities, classes and happenings for the whole family. Continue reading
A few nights ago, we canned our own tomato juice. We found out that it is very efficient and easy! Discover the three reasons why you should can tomato juice every year.
In so many ways, our fathers are our first teachers. Often, they’re our most important teachers throughout our lifetimes. My dad, Jay Lehman, has been teaching me my whole life, first as a parent, and then as the only boss I’ve ever had. (I started sweeping floors at Lehman’s at age 15!) Continue reading
Ready to eat some really delicious food outside? Whether you gather around the grill or relax at the picnic table, it’s finally the season for dining al fresco (and we couldn’t be happier).
There’s never been a better time to visit our store! Our summer class schedule is packed with informative, entertaining sessions designed to help you discover and master simpler living skills. Continue reading
It had been a very warm day. I had made it warmer by starting the canning process of the three bushels of peaches I had gotten earlier in the week. Continue reading
“Hey Grandma! Whatcha doin’?” My ten-year-old self said one sunny summer afternoon back in the 1970s. Continue reading