I love making things from scratch. I also love reusable gift boxes, bags and totes. So this morning I decided to make a gift box from scratch. The one I made was small, but they really can be made the same way in any size. I decided to decorate mine in newsprint pieces because I […]
We like to use glass mason jars for our beverages. One, because I don’t use plastic, and two, we have a lot of them, and three, if the kids accidentally broke one of them, it wouldn’t be as “tragic” as they are easily replaceable. The biggest issue left was the fact that they were a […]
If your house is anything like mine, your lids and bowls never seem to match. I actually have gotten rid of most of the lids, due to breakage or inability to find a bowl mate. Most of my bowls are lidless and very lonely. However, I do need to be able to cover a bowl […]
Biscuits are a staple, like the bread of life almost. I love, love, love making these! Even though they use *white* flour, they are still a must in my family! They are fluffy, moist, and have so much flavor, it’s hard to stop at one. Or Two. Or Three….
But, in the winter is a bit different. Where I currently live, the winters can be bitter cold. Sub zero wind-chills for 8-12 weeks straight. That gets mighty cold for a cat. Here’s some tips on how to keep outdoor cats warm in the winter.
We love our ducks on our homestead. They have a quirky personality that makes them so much fun to watch. When their tails wriggle or they waddle all over, quacking to each other, that makes more entertainment than any TV show to me. Low maintenance, fresh eggs and fun…what more could you ask for? Raising […]