I’ve been busy in the kitchen. I spent a week with the crockpot bubbling on the counter, making stock from rabbit bones. In all, I was able to get 14 jars of stock canned and put up in my panty. Hooray alternative to chicken broth! I had the bones of two rabbits leftover from the… Continue reading Homemade Bone Meal For The Garden
Well, baby chicks for now. This is something we have been wanting to do for a while. We love the idea of fresh eggs from our backyard, and we finally have a home that we own, so now we can. We picked up six 3 week old girls from Epps Farm Supply (In Suffolk VA,… Continue reading We Have Chickens!
I’m often asked how I do it all. I have been called super mom more times than I can count. I’m not bragging. I just have my own interests, just like anyone else. I also don’t think that I “do it all”. I’ve written before about my passion for being a stay at home mom… Continue reading How I Do It All
Roast beef is a wonderful thing. It’s the perfect cold weather comfort food. Fall apart beef with onions and carrots are life. Our freezer filler butcher packages come with lots and lots of roast cuts, and sometimes I’m just not in the mood to slow roast a hunk of meat for hours. That’s when I… Continue reading Sliceable Roast Beef
There’s a large space in our backyard behind the garage that just seems like a waste. Tucked away from the main part of the backyard, it’s not visible from our back deck or play areas. I decided to use a small patch back there a few feet wide for a garden project. I won’t be… Continue reading Garden projects
I have an affinity for antiques. Every once in a while I will purchase an antique, usually from Etsy, and display it or even use it around the house. One of my favorite and most flexible purchases has been a chipped enamel basin bowl from the early 1920’s. I use it as a container for… Continue reading Empty Tomb Easter Bowl Decor
A few years after Justin and I were married, and the talk of having kids came up, he asked me what I planned to do after becoming a mom. Would I work or would I stay home? I quickly answered that I would prefer to stay home if possible. It is what I knew about… Continue reading Homemade Bread