Sam Densmore’s Knives

If you live in the area, then you might know about Densmore Knives, the beautifully crafted one-of-a-kind knives made to order. They’re sleek, unique, and practical, and they’re hard to miss. The maker behind the knives, Sam, is an old family friend of mine — we go way back. (I remember swinging from his arms!) The other… Read More

How to Make Your Own Butter

Sometimes it’s good to make things from scratch, just so you can say the words “I made that.” That’s how I feel about homemade butter. Every time I eat the butter I’ve made, I feel like I’m coming home from kindergarten with a homemade fish print tee shirt that I’ve just created and must show… Read More

7 Reasons to Live in a Small Town

1. You can actually see the stars. The first few months I lived here, I baffled my New Hampshire boyfriend every time I looked up and exclaimed, “WOW! THE STARS!” I still have moments where I’m taken aback by clear night skies. (and I hope this will never change.) 2. Your neighbors watch out for you. One… Read More