The freezing temperatures in Ohio are not letting up. This morning, January 29th, it was -17 when I let the dogs out at 7 a.m. to use the bathroom. That means, unfortunately, my water hose is still frozen solid. I don't have a water line in my barn or even near my barn so that … Continue reading Water, water, everywhere, but not a drop to drink!
Grow your own ginger I think this looks very interesting. There are so many things we can grow from what is normally sent straight to the compost bin or chicken scraps pile: lettuce, celery, green onions - and then I ran across this tutorial on how to grow your own ginger root right from what … Continue reading Grow your own ginger
Oh my gosh! That vinegar and dish soap recipe from Pinterest really works! Those are not spots on my stove. Those are reflections on my glass top stove and little red teapot now and it was super easy to clean! I used white vinegar and dish soap. I made a very small recipe of this … Continue reading It’s clean!!!!
It's no secret my hens didn't lay most of the summer and fall. I resorted to buying eggs from the farmers' market and a co-teacher. (But these are from my hens...look how big they are!!!) When the temps fell, I switched their feed to cracked corn in lieu of laying mash. I also made plans … Continue reading My hens are crazy
I love winter nights in the barn. The smell of the hay takes me straight back to my childhood. The cow and goats all nestled down for the night, and their warm breath fogs up the barn windows. The chickens gather together in groups of 2 & 3 in the nest boxes, and I love … Continue reading Winter nights in the barn