Monthly Archives: May 2016

How We Process Chickens

Chicken processing can be quite intimidating, especially if this is your first time doing it. This is our 7th time to do it, plus we’ve also processed our own turkeys 4 times. Each time it gets a little easier because … Continue reading

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Chicken Processing; Behind the Scenes, Everyone Does Their Part

Here’s just a little behind the scenes of what our day was like when we processed chickens.

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Planting Flowers and Such

Well the rain finally let up so we managed to get out there and get our flowers planted. Miley is enrolled in plant science for 4H so we’re hoping to have some good flowers to pick from in July so … Continue reading

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If the Garden Fails, At Least We’ll Have Plenty of Weeds To Eat!

I do believe that the weeds have officially taken over the area of the garden that we didn’t mulch. They’re so thick you can’t even see the ground, nor can you see any of the beans we planted. I’d have … Continue reading

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Yay! We Have a Clothesline!

Oh, I’ve wanted a nice clothesline for so long and now I’ve finally got one! Between the electric rates here and our inefficient house, we’re stuck with ridiculously high electric bills. We’ve researched ways to make our house more efficient … Continue reading

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300 Subscriber Give Away Winner Announcement

It’s time to announce the winners of our seed give away!

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How We Protect the Garden When It Storms

I love spring time and everything it brings except storms! Lately we’ve had several warnings but luckily the storms missed us. In this video we’re going to show you how we prepare the garden when storms threaten.   This has … Continue reading

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Survivor Is Truly a Survivor!

Remember my post a while back about our koi fish, Survivor, we got to put in the stock tank? Well, here lately he’s had some pretty bad luck.  Here’s the story…

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Seed Giveaway

Oh, I’m so excited! The seeds I ordered a week ago arrived in the mail the other day. The green house finally got in the 6 packs of tomatoes and green peppers that I’ve been waiting for, so I picked … Continue reading

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Simple Way to Cut Butter Into Flour

Cutting butter into flour is always a lot of work to me. In fact I usually put off making anything that involves having to cut butter into flour. Just ask my husband how long it’s been since I’ve made him … Continue reading

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