On Wednesday we enjoyed a day at the Horse Races. This has kindof become an annual Spring Break tradition for us. Oaklawn Park is a little over 2 hours away in Hot Springs, Arkansas. They have had live horse racing there since 1904. … Read the rest
Congratulations! The winner of the $10.00 Amazon e-card was Graciegreeneyes or Amy Grace of Washington state!!! I used random.org to select my winner. We had 12 individual entries and random.org generated the number 4 and Graciegreeneyes was the fourth entry!
“My “go-to” dinner has recently become frittata.… Read the rest
WARNING: Some people may find some of the following pictures and content to be graphic. I tried to keep it pretty tame but be forewarned!
I butchered a rooster today! I have never killed and butchered an animal for food before. … Read the rest
The new hen house is mostly finished. I need to make some minor modifications to the roost area and I need to finish the brooder but otherwise it is pretty near complete. Our 7 birds that were already free-ranging have been living in it since last week. … Read the rest
I find if I dont make a weekly menu it becomes so much easier to say “lets eat out tonight!” My husband and I have gotten in a bad habit the last few weeks and have been eating out 2 or 3 times a week instead of once. … Read the rest
Today was Basket-A-Month day! After a 2 month hiatus I am so glad to be getting fresh local food again! Today’s basket was beautiful and contained Turnip Greens, Spring Mix, Shiitake Mushrooms, Bacon, Sweet Potatoes, Brown Rice, Butter, Milk, Cheese, Sorghum (or Honey in some baskets), a jelly and Eggs. … Read the rest
Did you know that my “paying” job is as a k-12 art teacher? It’s true! I see every k-6 student in our school on a weekly basis. I see all of the 7th and 8th graders on a 9 week rotation and I have 3 high school classes that meet daily! … Read the rest
I am really looking forward to my garden this year and things are starting to come together. I have been working on my layout plan and I think I have things pretty well situated. I know this will change some over the next few weeks as I get the beds layed out but here is my basic plan.… Read the rest
They may pretend not to like each other but now I know the truth!