The goats and Bessie ate both of the round bales in the past two months. Ted moved them back up the hill yesterday. If I'm feeding them square bales until the next set of round bales gets delivered, it's a lot easier to do so up here. Today's weather was absolutely gorgeous outside. It felt … Continue reading Back up the hill…
...The best part of baking a turkey, that is! I drained off as much of the broth from the cooked turkey as possible and set it in the fridge to cool overnight. It came out looking like jello this morning which means that it did what it was supposed to do while cooking. You want … Continue reading The best part is yet to come…
A new flower business, Jackson Flowers and Gifts, opened locally on November 6th, 2014. I got a chance to visit this new shop last week, and it is absolutely full of gorgeous items for any gift giving occasion. The shop is owned by Mary Montgomery, and they are open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. … Continue reading Local Business Spotlight
I ran across this recipe at Best Bites online a couple of Thanksgivings ago. It is such a good turkey brine!!! The very best thing though is the broth this makes. I freeze it in pint jars and use it throughout the year in recipes. The brining recipe is a little time consuming but so … Continue reading Best turkey ever
I ran across this recipe at Best Bites online a couple of Thanksgivings ago. It is such a good turkey brine!!! The very best thing though is the broth this makes. I freeze it in pint jars and use it throughout the year in recipes. The brining recipe is a little time consuming but so … Continue reading Beat turkey ever
I love to try new recipes. I was very intrigued by this mushroom dish and had it pinned to one of my recipe boards to try. I am so glad I did!!! This is DELICIOUS!!! I used regular mushrooms and a big glass baking dish. Next time im planning to use a cast iron pan … Continue reading Best mushroom dish ever!
The goats have thick winter coats already - thank goodness! She's laughing at me because I'm still busting up ice today!
I busted up so much ice last year. It's only November 19th, and I'm finding iced over water troughs already!! I am NOT ready to start busting up ice with a pickaxe again ALREADY! This is solid ice about 1/2" thick except around the very edges. Grrrrrr.....
I have to admit that I was surprised to see the kittens on top of the chicken coop!
..and warm. LOL