Category Archives: homesteading

Fancy Coffee Friday: Reminiscing about Cows

The other day I was going through a stack of magazines and came across the Fall 2014 issue of Modern Farmer that I picked up as an impulse buy in the checkout of Willy Street Co-Op.  There is a picture … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Mark of the Berry

I woke scratching.  I’d managed to get through the whole night without waking up with my arms feeling afire with the maddening itch of my latest battle with poison ivy, but that didn’t stop me from waking up with my … Continue reading

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Zucchini! It’s, what’s for dinner (and breakfast, lunch, snacks and desserts)

When you start off in the spring with a garden, your eyes are bigger than your ambition (and your stomach) and even after years of experience sometimes too many of one thing gets planted and you begin to see the … Continue reading

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MLiP Wednesday: Gratuitous Cock Photo

I couldn’t write the title of this post or my photo description without giggling childishly and saying in my best Beavis & Butthead impression, “She said cock“.  What can I say?  I can be immature sometimes. Folks, friends, readers and … Continue reading

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Musings on… Find your passion.

No, I’m not talking soap operas.  I feel lost and “wrong” after DazyLady put the question to me about what is my passion.  I couldn’t think of one.  “Nothing”, was my response.  Readers, I never liked that response because even … Continue reading

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Baling hay is good for the soul

Did you ever notice that there are a lot of things that are good for your soul?  Chicken soup.  Dogs.  Horses.  Laughter.  The list keeps going, and well, I’m adding one more to the list:  baling hay. I grew up … Continue reading

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Bitchin’ Kitchen!

I’m a bit of a “Foodie”.  I love food, always have.  I like to try new recipes and try techniques I’ve not tried before.  Over the years though, I’ve learned how to “put up” or “can” various foods.  Many a … Continue reading

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