The Farm is a Reality

Holy Goat Chicken Momma! Ok that was a bad Batman reference. But seriously my dream of having a farm is a reality. The good, the bad, the ugly are all very real. The struggles and the successes are all happening NOW. For those of you who have been with me through the years, what tumultuous … Continue reading The Farm is a Reality

Enchanted Farmstead Coming Part 2

Middle Ground By the time we are to our halfway point in our five year plan our grocery bill should be cut in half. We should have enough produce that that should be off our list. The house repairs/remodels should be complete. And livestock should begin to be established. Livestock will include cows, chickens, rabbits, … Continue reading Enchanted Farmstead Coming Part 2

Enchanted Farmstead coming soon!

Starting Life Over What a way to round out the year. We lost a big part of our lives on Dec. 15th, daddy passed peacefully. Life had become a battleground for him and finally he was ready to find peace. He was our mighty oak, strong and able to bend with the winds. We are … Continue reading Enchanted Farmstead coming soon!

Tasty Tuesday — Potato Soup

  Ingredients: 8 potatoes peeled and cubed 2 tablespoons of butter 1 whole onion 3 garlic cloves 3 stalks celery 1/2 pound of cubed ham 1 cup heavy cream 4 potatoes peeled cubed salt and pepper to taste Steps: In a heavy pan saute garlic, celery and onions in butter. Add in ham and potatoes, … Continue reading Tasty Tuesday — Potato Soup

Thursday Thoughts — Balancing Life

I knew work, school and family would be hard but I didn't realize how draining it would really be. There are never enough hours in the day and some days I am not sure if I am coming or going. However, I am not giving up I just need to find balance between all of … Continue reading Thursday Thoughts — Balancing Life

Watch The Video That Coca-Cola And McDonalds Hope You Never See

Watch The Video That Coca-Cola And McDonalds Hope You Never See. You won't believe the information being presented. One thing I will be mentioning at the next PTA event is that we need to get rid of Coke Rewards. Find a healthy alternative for fund raising. 55,000 cans of Coke to get 1 Phys Ed … Continue reading Watch The Video That Coca-Cola And McDonalds Hope You Never See

Check Your Local Code Before You Get Urban Chickens

Looking to keep poultry in town? Here is an example of our local code that says yes, we can keep chickens within certain limits, such as keep your chicken house clean. It even says that pygmy goats would be permitted as pets. So are you allowed to milk pets to keep them healthy? Hhmmm...something my … Continue reading Check Your Local Code Before You Get Urban Chickens