Happy Thanksgiving!

To All My Canadian Friends!

Hidden Treasures

A great find this morning…….The ducks have made a new nest!

Catching Up – Autumn

Well after a long summer of hard work it was PUMPKIN SEASON!! But first I had to master the waterfal

 
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Happy Thanksgiving!

October 11, 2014 in Holidays, Just Talking, Poultry, Raising Livestock, Self Sufficiency, slide show funny farm, slide show kitchen table, slide show self sufficient, Thanksgiving, Turkeys by Cathy

Baby Turks

To All My Canadian Friends!

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Hidden Treasures

June 23, 2014 in Ducks, Just Talking, Poultry, Raising Livestock, Self Sufficiency, slide show self sufficient by Cathy

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A great find this morning…….The ducks have made a new nest!

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Catching Up – Autumn

November 6, 2013 in Chickens, Funny Farm, Gardening For Food, Hallowe'en, Holidays, Poultry, Raising Livestock, Self Sufficiency, slide show funny farm, Thanksgiving, Turkeys, Vegetable Gardening by Cathy

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Well after a long summer of hard work it was PUMPKIN SEASON!! But first I had to master the waterfall braid.  Yes the waterfall braid….hey us farmer girls like pretty things too! Next we set up the pumpkin display and pick your own pumpkin signs and waited for customers. They had fun, we had fun, [...]

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Catching Up – Summer

November 6, 2013 in Chickens, Ducks, Funny Farm, Gardening For Food, Poultry, Raising Livestock, Self Sufficiency, slide show funny farm, Turkeys, Vegetable Gardening by Cathy

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Here was our summer in a nutshell! Here is our first flock of free range chickens on their way to market.  These guys live a life of luxury and have only one bad day. Then I tried my hand at growing wheat.  It worked GREAT! Well….until it was time to harvest.  May I mention that [...]

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Catching Up – Spring

November 6, 2013 in Chickens, Funny Farm, Just Talking, Poultry, Raising Livestock, slide show funny farm by Cathy

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Wow! What a BUSY Spring, Summer and Autumn I’ve had!  I have had literally no time to write and am excited for the cooler weather so I can get back into the swing of things! Just to get caught up here is some pics of our farm this season.  We were busy with turkeys, pumpkins, [...]

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Itty Bitty Egg!

July 12, 2013 in Chickens, Cool Things in General, Funny Farm, Poultry, Raising Livestock, Self Sufficiency, slide show self sufficient by Cathy

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Look what I found this morning! An itty bitty egg!!! I’m not sure why it is so much smaller than the regular eggs, it comes from the same chicken.  This doesn’t happen all the time (every couple of months or so).  I’ve cracked it open and the yolk is not developed properly and the white [...]

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Raising Turkeys

May 26, 2013 in Funny Farm, Poultry, Raising Livestock, Self Sufficiency, slide show funny farm, slide show self sufficient, Turkeys by Cathy

Sleepy Turkeys

We are raising turkeys! Hmmmmm….. They really shouldn’t be in the house; right? I mean they are suppose to be food….. ugh. And… they really shouldn’t be fast asleep on my hubby’s chest; right?  I mean we should not be “bonding” with our food…. ugh. This wasn’t suppose to happen! They were supposed to be [...]

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How to Make Gluten Free Buns

February 5, 2013 in Baking and Dessert, Breads, Breakfast, Gluten Free, Just Talking, Recipes, slide show recipes by Cathy

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I use these buns for everything!!! Sandwiches, toast for dipping in egg yolks , hamburger buns, toast and jam, fried egg sandwiches, strawberry shortcakes, bread crumbs and on and on and on!!! Here’s how you make these babies!! (See the printable recipe at the bottom)   Print Add this recipe to ZipList! How to Make [...]

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How to Make Salsa Just Like Chili’s!

February 1, 2013 in Appetizers, Dips, Spreads and Sauces, Home Made, Recipes, Side Dishes by Cathy

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I LOVE this recipe!!!! The first time I ever went to a Chili’s Restaurant was when I went on vacation to South Carolina.  MAN I love that restaurant! Why is it NOT in Canada?!!!!? So….. I had a craving for their most AMAZING salsa ever.  Seriously people I could eat this salsa with a spoon. [...]

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Gluten Free – Mile High Lemon Meringue Pie – Recipe

January 22, 2013 in Baking and Dessert, Gluten Free, Just Talking, Pies and Tarts, Recipes by Cathy

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Last summer I thought I was a gluten intolerant (which turns out I wasn’t…..but at the time it really sucked ’cause this old girl loves to bake – if you haven’t noticed).    I was REALLY missing desserts.  I spent this entire summer selling baked goods at the farmers market and couldn’t even taste one [...]

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How To Make A Swedish Candle

November 30, 2012 in Cool Things in General, Self Sufficiency, slide show self sufficient by Cathy

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This fall I saw my first Swedish Candle! Beautiful!!! It received A LOT of attention that day. Simple, beautiful and useful. I asked the fellow that was using it how he made it.  This is what he told me. – First get a DRY log.   – Use the kind of wood that you would [...]

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Our Christmas Aprons Are Here!

November 1, 2012 in Slide Show Aprons by Cathy

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Our Christmas aprons are now available! Come back weekly to see more fabric styles (as they are made)! Click HERE for our current stock.