We’ve Got Spirit! Yes We Do! {Back to School Guide}

I wasn't ready for the school year to start today! We didn't get a vacation.  I had constant shop hours and a few markets.  I hurt my elbow, so I only got to kayak the one time.  It was so hot!  Gardening and walking took up most of my extra hours.  I never even made it to the movies (I bet I'm the only one that hasn't seen the new…

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Let’s Save This Planet!

Even the smallest changes to your everyday habits can make a difference.  A tweak to your purchases can make a difference.  Fun and creative upcycling can make a difference.  Planting a tree can make a difference.  Recycling can make a difference.  Every drop in the bucket makes a difference! >We only have one planet< We can do better...       FROM SCRATCH FARM This is high school Amy.  You…

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Celebrate the Makers! National Handmade Day 2022!

We invite you to celebrate National Handmade Day on April 2nd, wherever you are, however you'd like to get crafty or however you'd like to shop handmade.  But if you're near Boerne, we would LOVE for you to join us at our shop!  For special deals, crafting, and shopping....   FROM SCRATCH FARM I'm Amy.  My biggest titles are "mom" and "maker."  I'm also the chef, driver, photographer, developer, tester,…

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Our Handmade Valentine’s Day / Galentine’s Day Gift Guide

Looking for all the best last-minute handmade Valentine's gifts?!  Whether it’s a treat for yourself, for your littles, for your husband or wife, or for your bestie… a handful of our makers have pulled together some of their favorite items, for this Valentine's Gift Guide! {click the gift guide pics, to be taken straight to the makers’ collections on our website}               For these…

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New Home, Big Dream

We're going to move! And I'm designing a mural, t-shirt, and new sticker to go with that! (even a hashtag) And although the new space is just a carbon copy of our current space, all of us makers are dreaming of what this could mean for us! . It's going to take a lot to make this move magic, and to give the world to my makers! So I've started…

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Our Handmade Gobble Gift Guide

We want to get you ready for Thanksgiving!  Whether it’s for your home decor, a treat for yourself, a fall table centerpiece or serving board, or a Thanksgiving Day hostess gift… a handful of our makers have pulled together some of their favorite items, for this Handmade Gobble Gift Guide! {click the gift guide pics, to be taken straight to the makers' collections on our website}        …

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My Morning Routine

A peek into my morning routine: . I now get up-and-at-'em, with a walk all around Boerne's trails and Main Street. It's a great way to start the day, with exercise, and music or an inspiring/informative podcast. After gaining a ton of weight throughout the stress of covid, I am needing this movement! If you're the heaviest you've ever been, you're not alone.  I feel you.  And I encourage you…

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As You Graduate

Though you're not leaving the nest immediately, I still wanted to type up some words of wisdom.  Some life lessons, as one would say. 1 Find your joy.  Hold tight to it.  If it can make you money at it, even better. 2 Find your people, your tribe.  This will morph and change through the years.  And that's okay.  Know who your real friends are, and treat those people like…

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A Handmade Mother’s Day Gift Guide

You’ve heard me shouting from the rooftops for the past year, right?  About how important it is (more than ever!) to shop small, stay loyal to local, and support handmade?  I’m sure you’ve heard! Again, and now for Mother's Day, I’ve pulled together a simple and straight-forward gift guide from a handful of local makers and entrepreneurs in our Handmade on Main shop.  Gifts that are perfect for the MOM,…

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