Slowing Down

Slowing Down

They are calling for snow tonight in these parts.  To be honest I am a little relieved.  I am getting sort of tired of always going out to the barn in the pouring rain each morning. And besides what is Halloween without snow anyways? I am also feeling very apprehensive.  I was not raised as a farm girl, and with the colder nights and rainy days I worry about the…

Saving Trees and Turning 25.

Saving Trees and Turning 25.

Today is my birthday. I’m the big 25. An old lady. A quarter of a century. OK I’ll stop. Birthdays are that wonderful time of year where calories don’t count, you get to pick what you want for dinner, and if you are really lucky, mama will invite you over, make you dinner, bake you a cake, give you a present, and all you have to do is show up!…

Always Have A Clean House

Always Have A Clean House

I am not the perfect housekeeper. Heck I’ll even go farther than that. I am plain rotten at housekeeping. Some women have gorgeous homes that always smell like a candle store, and do not have one thing out of place.  Even when you drop in on them unexpectedly. I am no such woman. If you drop in unexpectedly at my house you will find dog hair on the floor and…

7 Tips for Making Noisy Goats Quiet

7 Tips for Making Noisy Goats Quiet

I wrote a post titled “I Hate Goats“. It was one of my first goat posts and I still stand by a lot of what I said in that post. That being said I have learned a thing or two about how to keep them quiet…ish. And since you’re probably already pulling your hair out let’s just get right to it, shall we? Here are my tips for not letting goats….well,…

How to Cut up a Turkey or Chicken

How to Cut up a Turkey or Chicken

It’s that time of year again!  Pumpkin is being celebrated, leaves are turning a stunning red, orange and yellow, and in the early morning your breath comes out in white puffs. This is the time of year I love most. For us Canadians Thanksgiving is this weekend.  Which means everything was on sale this week, so I was sure to stock up.  With some clever menu planning, and a few…

Pumpkin Oatmeal

Pumpkin Oatmeal

This is Fall, in a bowl. And. It. Is. Ama-zing! It’s warm and creamy, and will fill your kitchen with that wonderful home baked cinnamon-y Fall smell.  It’s a great way to start your day, and a great way to use up any extra pumpkin you may have cluttering up your fridge. I know I know, I can hear it now: But seriously, you have to try this one! Please…