HOW DID I MISS THIS SEASON?

I have discovered that there is a third season. • First, there is planting season, which is on and off all year long. • The second was school season, which is only from around the first of September until the end of May. • Now I have realized that I have a third season. We … Continue reading HOW DID I MISS THIS SEASON?

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ANYTHING BUT A DAY OFF

Labor Day (click for more info) here in the U.S. was established to honor the contributions that workers have made. The normal procedure for this is to get the first Monday in September off as a Holiday. Well, if you are a farmer (very laborious – is that a word?), or if you grow your … Continue reading ANYTHING BUT A DAY OFF

Friday Funny: Ballet – OR – Did you catch that mouse?

Once upon a time, there was a little girl with very curly dark hair that loved to run and jump and play.  She had a horse to ride, dogs to run with, and a sister to get into trouble with.  Alas, this beautiful little girl was a klutz! Her mother was full off cute old-fashioned … Continue reading Friday Funny: Ballet – OR – Did you catch that mouse?

WHY ARE THERE NO THANKSGIVING SONGS?

I have been digging around, and this is all I found: 1. Food, Glorious Food from the movie Oliver (yes – they consider this a TG song??) 2. Count Your Blessing Instead of Sheep – from the movie White Christmas (Christmas – Hello!?) 3. Funny Thanksgiving Song “Thanksgiving Overture” (done to William Tell Overture – … Continue reading WHY ARE THERE NO THANKSGIVING SONGS?

WHERE WAS I AGAIN?

Ok woman – get your hands back in that dirt!  Ahhh, warm, living, comforting soil!  Breathe deep, life goes on (hopefully), pull up your big girl panties and move along.  Seventy plus degrees – November 2016 – Colorado – WHHAAATTT?? If things were not going freaky enough, we are going to have 70 ° today … Continue reading WHERE WAS I AGAIN?

SO EASY AND SO FUN – BREAD IN A JAR!

We subscribe to Countryside Magazine. It is one of the few we actually enjoy and use!  It has everything for small farming, hobby or backyard garden/farming, recipes tried-and-true methods; you name it, they have it (have had it or will have it).  Perfect for anyone wanting to grow their own food. A few years back … Continue reading SO EASY AND SO FUN – BREAD IN A JAR!

THE CORN ROAST or HOW TO THROW A PARTY.

A kids’ life on a farm can be amazing!  We were lucky that we had such a fantastic family with such great family and friends.  When it came time to bale hay (yep all small bales only back then), plant crops, pick rock, fix fence – whatever – a load of people would show up … Continue reading THE CORN ROAST or HOW TO THROW A PARTY.