Jake's school had their class party on the 17th, and he went through several ideas before settling on a floating Valentine's Day Bag to receive all his valentines from his classmates. We tried the Dollar Tree, but we got up to 15 balloons, and they still wouldn't lift the basket so we headed to Walmart … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Bag
Month: February 2017
We kept guessing the weight of the pigs, and we couldn't decide. Are they big enough? Are they not big enough? Finally, Ted decided to figure it out. He tried distracting them with corn. They loved it but would move just out of reach every time he got near them. Meanie decided to … Continue reading Weighing Meanie
Two big farm announcements
Two big farm announcements: 1. Our pastured pigs are ready to go to freezer camp! We are selling these for $2/lb hanging weight (you pay the butcher fee) or $4/lb (we pay the butcher fee). These are sold as half or whole hogs. Contact me now to place your order. This is some of the … Continue reading Two big farm announcements
Smart car mileage
307.5 ÷ 8.38 = 36.69mpg
Can you do it?
Can you farm/raise your own food? Here are some questions to ask yourself to help you decide...
Totally owned by Tucker
He denies it. He lies! He's totally owned by this little fluffball!
Thinking of trying this for the pigs
Chewey missed Gramma Izzie!
Gramma was in the hospital last week from late Tuesday night through Thursday at about lunchtime (we thought she had pneumonia but it turned out it was generalized weakness). During this time, I took care of Chewey. Gramma didn't want me to bring him up here, so he had to stay home alone. Dad and … Continue reading Chewey missed Gramma Izzie!
Smart car mileage
I went 329.8 miles on my gas tank. I put in 8.089 gallons of premium gas. 329.8 ÷ 8.089 = 40.77 mpg!!! WOOHOO!
Homemade vanilla extract
Four years ago from today in 2013, I (along with three friends from the homeschool co-op) bought vanilla beans from Amazon and vodka from the liquor store and made my own vanilla extract. I STILL have those same beans in my spice cabinet, and the vanilla extract is just delicious! !! I keep two pint … Continue reading Homemade vanilla extract