Hi, my name is Danielle, and I am a cookie addict. Not the crunchy kind, but the chewy ones. Sometimes I get on Pinterest just to peruse the pictures of homemade Samoas, toffee-inspired snickerdoodle one-offs, and the multiple varieties of double-fudge delights. Yum. This is my porn; all hail the cookie whore. In keeping with […]
Nothing prepared me for this hobby farm adventure as well as becoming a mother. Long before I was spreading goat poop in my garden, shoveling chicken poop into the compost heap, or tracking the heat cycles of a doe (yeah, dwell on that one for a minute), I was wiping secondary boogers out of my […]
I love a good Taco Tuesday but homemade tacos, even with my beloved America’s Test Kitchen recipe, just didn’t cut it. That McCormick-style seasoning mix and some browned ground beef never tasted like the real thing. Enter Google. Why had I never looked up “Mexican restaurant style taco meat” before?! I tried a few recipes, […]
We are in the crazy final days of prep before our first kidding. I haven’t been this beside myself since I cranked out my own kids! I’ve dreamt goat births for the last three nights, with last night being the best – a perfectly beautiful Nubian doe (weird that I am dreaming the wrong breed) […]
So, are goats a little louder than we’d planned on? Sure. More trouble than we’d anticipated to catch, collar, and milk? Yep. Do they poop a crazy amount and waste more feed than even the chickens? Yes again! So why on earth, you may be thinking, would someone willingly keep goats? Well aside from their […]
My family’s favorite bread recipe to use up those overly ripe bananas now that blueberries are finding their way to our farmer’s markets. Mix a cocktail, crank up the music, and bake the afternoon away!