Today I'm sharing a signature dessert from my friend, Sonya's kitchen. She agreed enthusiastically when I asked if I could ... it's really delicious ... and is a favourite with almost everyone when she serves it. If you would walk a mile for a caramel, you would walk ten for her caramel and cream cheese fruit dip...
I have been
very excited about sharing my latest handcrafted project with you! I've been working on it intensely these last few weeks and couldn't help but stay focused to the end, after 18 months it was soooo close to being
And to think that just a couple of months ago I was lamenting to my
friend, Debbie, about how long this lap blanket was taking and praying to myself;
good lord, will this project ever end?
Sometimes, my paralyzed hand would get tired and drop the crochet hook...
Meat King chickens for your table, unfortunately there are quite a few things that can go wrong.
One of the most
common, and the one I am addressing in this 2 part series, 4 Visible Signs Your Meat Bird is Having a Heart Attack, is congestive heart
It seems that at least one chicken contracts heart trouble every flock I raise. In
the beginning I didn't know how to recognize it, so I didn't understand what was happening when the birds died unexpectedly.
is part 1 of a 2 part series concerning the visible signs that your meat chicken is having a heart attack. In
it I’ll explain the four symptoms of heart trouble that I've learned over the
last few years.
Next week in
part 2 I’ll talk about some remedies that have worked for me.
Some people are
a bit curious when I point out which meat birds in my flock have heart troubles.
It’s not an amazing talent (unlike riding a unicycle, which is pretty
darned amazing if you ask me).
Once you are aware of what to look for it’s
really quite simple and that’s what this article is about – creating awareness...
It was less than a week ago,
but I already forget whether it was because of slow traffic or that my caregiver husband and I were just tardy leaving the house. Regardless, we were the last
to arrive at the building. No, not at the building, the meeting.
It’s okay, I thought to myself. We’ll just sneak quietly into
I have used homemade nipple waters for the
last 3 broods of broilers that I've raised and I love watering my chickens this way. You would be surprised how quickly new chicks learn to
use them…really fast (like in just seconds some of them). But, there are a few things you need to know about chicken nipple waterers...
I feel compelled to write this morning, breaking my
self-imposed hiatus. I wonder, does this ever happen to you? An urgent feeling from
somewhere inside insists that you to do what you love … work in the garden, bake,
play an instrument, write a few paragraphs...
Whatever it is, it can be insistent! Quietly first, then
nagging until finally you feel like you will burst if you don’t bake that cake,
or perform that concerto, or write those words. Doing quiets the
Home Storage Friday is a bi-monthly series about food storage and wise, purposeful living. I believe that slowly building up stores of food, medication and money, enough for at least 3 months shows prudence, forethought and self-reliance. Having these resources will give you peace of mind and prepare your family for both good times and lean.
I'm a stroke survivor…living with multiple sclerosis…and a heart to homestead. After several years trying to build the 'perfect' homestead and always coming up short, I've come to this conclusion:It doesn'thave to be perfect to be fulfilling.I've decided to add my own spin to forgotten traditions and live a handcrafted life. You can, too.