My daughter-in-law, Morgan, painted this picture for me! I love it! The little bull in the picture is licking at snowflakes that are falling, and he looks just like our bull, Chip! I think this picture just goes perfectly in my office on the hutch! Morgan has her own business (Playful Fox & Co) and … Continue reading Custom art gift!
Busy day today! ·chickens fed and watered, ·eggs gathered, ·pigs fed (that took three trips - they got veggie scraps, a dozen eggs, and their grain) and watered, ·big pig feeder checked to see if it unfroze with all the warmer temps we've had this past week (three doors are releasing feed again! Yay! No … Continue reading Busy Saturday
I have a wonderful and easy chicken taco recipe for the Instant Pot! This meal is quick to put together, and it's good for you, too. The meal is Chicken Tacos topped with pineapple salsa and a quinoa and black bean side dish. Chicken Taco Meat - cook earlier in the day so it has … Continue reading Chicken Taco Meal – Instant Pot recipe
We have been married for 28 years today! A friend found these photos (thank you, Johnna!!!) and sent them to me on Facebook; I'm so excited because we have barely any photos from our wedding (that's what happens when you literally run away to elope and then just call everyone you know two days later … Continue reading Happy 28th Anniversary!
Every year after Christmas, we always have SO MUCH HAM left over! I always make a big pot of cheesy potato and ham soup (tastes just like a loaded baked potato), usually a casserole dish of scalloped potatoes with ham, and always at least two big pots of soupbeans! Soupbeans is an Appalachian staple in … Continue reading Instant Pot – Soupbeans
Happy birthday, Gramma Izzie! Here she is in her faux fur reversible coat that she got for Christmas (she loves this coat)!
This is Smidge, and she will be 11 in March. She hid this little ham bone in her bed on Christmas morning, and she was really upset because DG and Puppers kept looking at her. She thinks she weighs about 100 pounds, and while she is normally very mild mannered, she is not afraid to scrap with … Continue reading Killer (AKA Smidge)
I don't want to share this part of farming, but I feel that it's necessary. It's not part of the fun stuff; it's part of the "THIS SUCKS BEYOND ALL THINGS THAT SUCK!!!" stuff. Read no further if you don't want to hear about animals dying (yes more than one........)....... The first Sunday in December, … Continue reading Feel like farming failures right now