Getting the Farm Ready for Winter

Getting the Farm Ready for Winter

Sometimes winter hits unannounced. That’s what happened here last week. Saturday was a beautiful T-shirt weather day, and by afternoon on Sunday old man Winter was rearing his ugly head. Don’t get me wrong, I love winter… snowball fights, hot cocoa, sledding and cozying up 

Is She Pregnant or Just Fat?

Is She Pregnant or Just Fat?

Getting our cow preg checked was an interesting adventure. She had been with a bull some time in the beginning of March which was a couple of months before we bought her. However, we didn’t know for certain if she was pregnant. She has had 

Our First Cow

Our First Cow

Have you ever raised a backyard cow? Until now, neither had we… Meet Sequoia! Sequoia is our Dexter cow. She is a miniature breed and hopefully will be the start of our own herd.

Blanching and Freezing Corn

Blanching and Freezing Corn

Want fresh corn in the middle of January? Preserve it now to have it then!

Easy Cherry Cheesecake Topping and Pie Filling

Easy Cherry Cheesecake Topping and Pie Filling

Cherry season is upon us! And guys! We got our first crop of cherries off of the little sapling we planted this year. Yup! We got… drum roll please….. 4 cherries! But all joking aside, it is cherry season so it’s time for my all-time 

Victorio Cherry Pitter Product Review

Victorio Cherry Pitter Product Review

So many cherries! I picked so many cherries. Seriously, close to 100 lbs of cherries. By day 3 of processing them I was wondering what possessed me to bring home quite so many. It was at this point I began to give some away to 

The Billy Goat not so Gruff

The Billy Goat not so Gruff

We have had goats for a year now. We got 3 Nigerian Dwarf doelings in June of last year. At the time 2 of them were only 10 weeks and the other was 4 months. We named them Salt, Pepper and Oreo. This week they 

Bees and more Bees!

Bees and more Bees!

So I have been putting off writing this post because I was sad and kind of embarrassed that it happened, but the reality is that it was out of my control. I was so excited to get my own hive, and harvesting one from an 

Raising Baby Chicks

Raising Baby Chicks

Wanna get started with baby chicks? Here’s a breakdown on what we do to be ready to bring some home!

All Around Awesome Pizza Crust Recipe!

All Around Awesome Pizza Crust Recipe!

We have discussed my family’s love of pizza before, but I have yet to share with you all my go-to pizza crust recipe. I got this one from my Mother in Law who I lovingly refer to as Mama. I have never asked Mama where