If you raise chickens, you know how exactly how fast they can make their way into your heart! This is a brief tribute to Ola, my light brahma chicken, who was very much loved by our family. We loved her beautiful, feathery white feet and super laid back personality. She was a victim of the […]
This is a story of one the most rewarding days in my life. It involves rescuing sick kittens, caring for them and finding a qualified home after fearing they might die in my hands… Discovering a frightened lost dog who had been missing for several days after running away from a pet sitter… And a […]
Did you know an adult female flea can lay up to 40 eggs each day? Did you know that the total number of visible adult fleas only account for 5 PERCENT of the total flea population in your household? Learn the basic life cycle of a flea, tips to keep fleas out of your home, […]
Our garden green beans took home the gold this year! A month ago, we picked about 6 bushels and they are still holding strong, providing a continuous supply of fresh green beans. We decided to store our harvest in gallon size freezer bags and keep them in our basement’s deep freezer. If you are tired […]
We recently lost our beautiful Saphira, a Jersey Giant. This girl was one of my first farm babies. She landed the title, Queen of the Flock due to her chatty personality and ability to stand tall next to our two roosters. It was a very hard, unexpected loss for our family. Read her story to […]
When you soak a large crockpot of garbanzo beans and need a quick recipe to finish up your leftovers, try this quick sesame chickpea recipe. It only requires a few ingredients and works great as an evening snack, side dish or light lunch!