I purchased a tie out cable for The Wild One (aka "Boo", the goat with the white muzzle and ears) yesterday and put it on her today. I hooked her near the pool where there was plenty for her to eat and enjoy. I had Bessie, the calf, nearby and The Instigator (aka "Spooky") within … Continue reading Lesson Learned (the hard way)
Jake never naps. He hasn't napped since he was less than two years old, and even then, I had to be right there next to him or he didn't sleep long. Today, he told me he wanted to go to sleep in the middle of the day. Now, granted, he had just had a traumatic … Continue reading A Late Night Snack
Our homeschool co-op met today for a Mothers' Day Potluck at the local park, and I decided to take a huge salad as my potluck dish. I wanted ranch dressing, but I didn't like everything included on the back of the label. I decided to make my own, and I used my iPhone to look … Continue reading Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing (without oil)
COST BREAKDOWN OF THE SOURDOUGH SANDWICH BREAD RECIPE 20 cups of flour in a 5 lb bag - $3.98 (Gold Medal unbleached white flour) = .199 cents per cup (so I will go with 20 cents per cup) 6 cups flour in my recipe so 6 x .20 = $1.20 for the flour 3 pkgs … Continue reading COST BREAKDOWN OF THE SOURDOUGH SANDWICH BREAD RECIPE
FINALLY!!! I have found the sandwich loaf bread recipe!!! The kids voted this one a definite keeper. This came from a grange cookbook my Gramma Izzie had in her cabinet for about fifty years. This makes two really nice long loaves (actually about the size of what you would buy at the grocery store), but … Continue reading Sandwich Bread – Conquered!!!