A week or so ago, our goats’ milk sacks filled up, and I finally believed they were pregnant. But then Sissy, our brown doe, came down with milk fever. Pippy, the black one, was and still is fine. But Sissy was in bad shape. We learned a lot, and treated her as best we could, […]
My cast iron pans don’t have a place. I leave them out, usually on the stove top, because I use them every day. They are the true workhorses in my kitchen. I use them for baking cornbread, making stir-fries, frying up things, and cooking a nice London broil too. Oh, and onions are perfected in […]
Finishing off the new chicken coop involved putting up the walls, windows, and door. The hardest part was attempting to keep everything level. It’s beautifully done, and we’ll show you how we did it so you can build your own.
We decided to build a new coop on the other side of the garage-turned-barn (which is looking more and more like a barn these days) for our new chickens and guineas. The goats will need more room next year, and we’ll be setting up the old space for goat babies and goat milking. The problem […]
Maybe you need a new idea for lunch? Being hungry, and not prepared, does not make for a great combination. Especially when lunch comes along and all the children are begging for something, anything, Wendy’s, for lunch. Having real food doesn’t always have to be hard, and it doesn’t have to take forever either. We […]
Don’t you hate having a cold? I do, too. And I’ve had a doozy this week. I sound like a lumberjack man, my lips are chapped from breathing through my mouth, and my whole face hurts. But I’ve moved into the sneezing phase, so I think it’s almost over. I wonder if this cold has […]