April 17, 2015 in Amazing Finds, Just Talking, Money Saving Tips, Reuse, Slide Show Amazing Finds, slide show money by Cathy
Okay ….So I used to make fun of my Dad because he would always bring stuff home from the dump. He was a garbage picker-aholic. “EEEEEEW” But then I found myself, one year after he passed away, at the dump looking at this armoire. It was left sitting in the reuse centre just looking at [...]
December 16, 2014 in Christmas, Holidays, Just Talking, Self Sufficiency, slide show funny farm, slide show self sufficient by Cathy
We are having fun this year getting the house ready for Christmas. We have worked so hard here on our farm to make it what we’ve always wanted. I feel so blessed this holiday!
October 21, 2014 in Baking and Dessert, Canning, Canning, Holidays, Home Made, Just Talking, Pies and Tarts, Recipes, Self Sufficiency, slide show recipes, slide show self sufficient, Thanksgiving by Cathy
I canned Apple Pie Filling for the first time last week! It turned out GREAT! I even made a pie with it…..okay …. YUM! The BIGGEST tip I can give you is leave 1-1/2 inch head space. It may feel like it’s not gonna reach the top but the filling EXPANDS!!!! The first time I [...]
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
To All My Canadian Friends!
June 23, 2014 in Ducks, Just Talking, Poultry, Raising Livestock, Self Sufficiency, slide show self sufficient by Cathy
A great find this morning…….The ducks have made a new nest!
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
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, [...]
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
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 [...]
November 6, 2013 in Chickens, Funny Farm, Just Talking, Poultry, Raising Livestock, slide show funny farm by Cathy
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, [...]
July 12, 2013 in Chickens, Cool Things in General, Funny Farm, Poultry, Raising Livestock, Self Sufficiency, slide show self sufficient by Cathy
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 [...]
May 26, 2013 in Funny Farm, Poultry, Raising Livestock, Self Sufficiency, slide show funny farm, slide show self sufficient, Turkeys by Cathy
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 [...]
February 5, 2013 in Baking and Dessert, Breads, Breakfast, Gluten Free, Just Talking, Recipes, slide show recipes by Cathy
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 [...]
February 1, 2013 in Appetizers, Dips, Spreads and Sauces, Home Made, Recipes, Side Dishes by Cathy
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. [...]