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!
Teddy, you're 26 years old today. I don't know where the years have gone; it feels like they flew by. I'm pretty sure that yesterday you were running away to Gramma Izzie's house down the hill and smashing into Janeesa's dollhouse of Barbies with your Godzilla action figure and sitting on the counter, eating sugar … Continue reading Happy birthday, Teddy!
Is everyone else still eating a lot of comfort foods because of COVID-19, or is it just me? I feel like it might just only be me, and everyone else in the world is being super fit and exercising like crazy and eating salads and counting macros...and I'm over here still baking homemade breads and … Continue reading Cookie tip – how to freeze dough
We have two blackberry bushes in our front yard. We did have three, but Ted drove over one when we were loading pigs one time, and it snapped the canes off at the ground, never to return (too bad because that was a big blackberry bush!). This summer, one of those two bushes has taken … Continue reading Blackberry cobbler recipe
I was doing dishes Saturday afternoon, looking out the kitchen window, when I saw a flash of a red tail on the other side of the fence and thought a rooster got loose. Then a second later, it came out from behind the brush, and it was a fox! It went all around the two … Continue reading Fox!
Bad news: we came home from picking up feed to find a pig dead. We have no idea what happened. She has seemed absolutely fine - eating, drinking, playing with the other two, rooting around in the pasture, but she was the pig with the hernia though so we think that may have caused some … Continue reading No idea what happened
I'm horrible with posting their pics daily! These chicks have grown a TON in just nine days! They're like little dinosaurs! I cannot believe I didn't take the pics daily. Looking at them day in and day out, it didn't seem like they were growing all that much until I took one out to take … Continue reading Meat chicks, day 9