Today is the first day of my spring break. I'm loving it!!! I have a huge list of projects that I'm working hard on completing and will post pictures and details of those next week. Today though, Jake and I took Gramma Izzie about two hours away to see my cousin Zac (her grandson) to … Continue reading A day with Gramma Izzie
The chicks are growing like crazy! They are all starting to feather out on their wings and backs (that means they are losing their fluffiness and starting to resemble little chickens). This is one of the Dark Brahmas. These are gaining weight much faster than the other breeds and also are more aggressive than the … Continue reading Chick update
http://www.theprairiehomestead.com/2013/02/what-are-those-spots-in-my-farm-fresh-eggs.html I just ran across this and thought I'd share! I enjoy reading other farmers' and homesteaders' blogs.
We had gorgeous weather the past two days (Friday and Saturday). We worked and worked outside. The chickens tried to help in their own way. I hired a couple of teenage boys to clean the barn, till the big flowerbed, and help me rip out the old weedliner in the front. It's going to all … Continue reading We missed working like this!
This will knock their socks off!! It's a Sunday dinner they'll all remember and keep requesting time and again: fried chicken, mashed red potatoes, and green beans with bacon. This is such an easy meal to put together. When you are working in the kitchen, do small things to save yourself time overall. One of … Continue reading Mama’s fried chicken
When I first started buying GMO free groceries, I spent three or four hours weekly in the grocery store trying to decipher labels, etc. Now it's a breeze but I know for newbies it is still overwhelming. That's why it always excites me to see more GMO free products and more real food (minimal ingredients) … Continue reading GMO free easier to find
Ladybird is 38 days old today (March 20th). We think she's a black lab and bulldog mix. She's grown so much since we brought her home! Remember this size at two days old? Now look at her just this morning!