You Gotta Have THESE Grilling Gadgets

We don’t get the grill out much at home, but we sure do when we go camping or boating. We’ve had many fun adventures with friends camping over the years.  Mostly in Kodiak, AK.  My friend Julie and I would load our cargo trailers with all the camping gear, buckle the kids in, and takeContinue reading “You Gotta Have THESE Grilling Gadgets”

Fabulous Farm Raised Fried Chicken

Fried chicken is my favorite dish!  Bar Harbor Restaurant in Ketchikan, Alaska makes the best fried chicken EVER!!. Well…at least that I’ve tasted. Tomorrow is International Picnic Day. What a great and convenient excuse to get away and spend time out doors with family and friends. I found this cute snippet from a book writtenContinue reading “Fabulous Farm Raised Fried Chicken”

Delectable Maple Donut Recipe for National Donut Day

Did you realize there is a National Doughnut Day? I thought it was just another one of those strange days where they honor something just because. But it actually started back in 1938 as a tribute to the Salvation Army volunteers who served doughnuts to soldiers on the front lines of World War I. TheirContinue reading “Delectable Maple Donut Recipe for National Donut Day”

5 Amazing Parks You Should Make the Detour to Visit in Oregon

Isn’t it odd that for many of us, we can live in the same state for most of our life, yet never visit the parks that are right outside our back door. I mean seriously, we’ll travel hundreds of miles to other states to visit their national parks, but never our own. Or if you’reContinue reading “5 Amazing Parks You Should Make the Detour to Visit in Oregon”

Porktastic Flavor Grilling Recipes

Some of my best memories are camping with family and friends. Memorial weekend is usually the first opportunity for us to pull out the grill. When we lived in Alaska, it was our first campout of the year as well. Now that we are in Oregon, it’s our first big get-together with the family. WithContinue reading “Porktastic Flavor Grilling Recipes”

2 Tasty Pork Recipes and Something for a Sweet Tooth

A couple times a year I get the urge to purge. We’ve never really accumulated a lot of useless things. Moving every 2-3 years and restricted to a weight limit when moving our personal things in the military really helped. We’ve been living on the farm 4 years in May.  This is the longest we’veContinue reading “2 Tasty Pork Recipes and Something for a Sweet Tooth”

How Much Freezer Space Do I Need For My Pastured Pork?

Have you been considering one of our boxed pastured pork shares or a custom whole or half, but not sure if you’ll have enough freezer space to store it? I’ve found myself standing with the freezer door open trying to calculate mentally in my head how much space I have. Maybe if I move thisContinue reading “How Much Freezer Space Do I Need For My Pastured Pork?”

The Perfect Pig for Our Pastures

Awwwhhh…….what a cute little piggy! Did you just get the image of a little pink piglet in your head?  Me too!!  Rarely are our pigs pink.  I love all the variety of color that comes from the Idaho Pasture Pigs (IPP) we raise. Never heard of an Idaho Pasture Pig?  Don’t worry, most people haven’t.Continue reading “The Perfect Pig for Our Pastures”

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