I saw this in an article on HGTV and decided to give it a try. It works! I am very impressed to be honest. I knew the baking soda and vinegar is a chemical reaction. After I made the above video, I googled about the tin foil. It turns out that foil, baking soda, and … Continue reading Oven door cleaning in four minutes
Ted unloading boxes of pork We picked up the pork yesterday from the butcher. We do this every couple of years and yet I am still always shocked at how much meat actually goes into the freezer (it's a LOT). This is the end result of quite a bit of hard work. Removing ice build-up … Continue reading Pork time!
This guy's videos are awesome! I love how easily and simply he explains things, and he walks the viewer through planting whatever he's growing from choosing the right container to how much light is needed to how often to water it. He's called The Prolific Familystead, and I've found him on Facebook and YouTube. Here's … Continue reading Gardening videos
I don't know what happened, but my climbing rose bush went WILD over the past two weeks! She's grown so much and has so many roses open that some of the canes are bending over and touching the ground!
"This is the year." I say that every year, but THIS IS THE YEAR! I WILL MARK THE BERRY BUSHES SO I CAN FIND THEM EASILY AGAIN!!! Also, it looks like we will have loads of wild berries this summer - I'm seeing berry bushes in bloom everywhere on our farm and along the highway … Continue reading Berry blooms
Every summer, my inlaws plant a little patch of corn. My mother-in-law freezes what they can't eat, and then my father-in-law cuts down the stalks and brings them to our cattle. Bessie (left) and Tilly (right) 8/21/21 They sure do love them!
...enjoying the sunshine.
...the cattle still need fed, watered, and checked on daily. Ted going in to get the cattle to one side of the pasture so he can drive in a big round hay bale without worrying about a cow coming out the gate here The hay is in so now to secure the gate to keep … Continue reading Doesn’t matter how cold it is…
Don't you just hate it when you get everything out to make a recipe and realise that you are missing one can of a cream soup? Right now with the pandemic going on still, running to the store for one ingredient just isn't a good idea...but you can definitely make your own! This is a … Continue reading Condensed Cream of Celery Soup Recipe
The pigs went to the butcher the weekend after Thanksgiving. Those girls were ENORMOUS! We picked up the meat today. Look at how many boxes of pork we got from these two pigs! These are pork chops. If I'd known they were going to be this big, I'd have only put two in a pack! … Continue reading That’s a lot of pork!