What color egg does your chicken lay? … More A Chicken and Its Egg
Oh, my word! It’s been months since I’ve posted! Sometimes life just happens. As a matter of fact, new life in our family. At the end of January, Wilhelm joined our family. Taking care of a newborn and his four siblings has been a handful for me the last couple months. Especially since Mr. Roots … More Life Keeps Us All Busy
In September and the first part of October, we acquired our flock of laying hens. They are quite the hodgepodge of breeds. Or you could call them a nice barnyard mix. 🙂 We have an Easter Egger, Silkie, Barred Rock, Barnyard mix, 3 Cinnamon Queens, 2 Welsumers, and 6 Speckled Sussex. We prefer to raise White … More Into the Pot!
There are several recipes I have picked up from my mother that I have not yet found one that can rival it. Her potato salad is one of them. Today, I took the time to measure out how much I put in for the ingredients. I’m the toss it in type. I rarely measure. And … More Gram’s Potato Salad
For those of you who like to meal plan, here is what my November meals will look like. My family likes big breakfasts and don’t like to experiment much on new recipes. So you will find eventually that a lot of our meals are similar. But, for now, I’m going to try a bunch of … More November Meal Plan
One of my creative outlets is designing book covers for eBook and print books. It also helps to bring in a little spending money. Several years ago, I took a photography course by Amy Earle. In the class, she also gave us an intro to Photoshop Elements. Thus, began my playing with family pictures. A … More Wheelbarrow to Sleigh
Happiness and life arrived at our house this morning with a phone call at 6:55 am! Cute little fuzzy chicks from McMurray Hatchery. These little gals and a couple guys will start our laying flock next spring. Unfortunately, we had several pass away due to cold weather arriving a little earlier than anticipated. But those … More Happiness and Life in a Box
We spent the first two weeks of August off the Elliot Highway near Fairbanks, Alaska trying to hunt down a moose. Both boys were fortunate enough to draw tags for a Youth Hunt. But due to usually wet weather, the moose were not down low in the valleys. The extra rain made it impossible to … More Bringing Home Blueberries Instead of a Moose
As you’ve probably guessed from the title of my blog today, I’m a little excited the moose are back! Last summer, we had the pleasure of watching them up until October and then hadn’t seen any on our place since. Well, last week they started moseying through our place again! They are some of the … More The Moose are BACK!!
These are the best EVER chocolate chip cookies! At least in my opinion. I have yet to find a cookie recipe to rival it! Whenever I go visit family this is one of the items they insist I bake up while I am there. Today, I am sharing it with you. 🙂 Chocolate Chip Cookies … More Chocolate Chip Cookies