Author Archives: Kelli Miller

An Update

My reminder of my 2016 One Little Word So when last we left off with this story, our cattle shed had collapsed and the future was uncertain. I can’t say as much has changed. The insurance did not come through. … Continue reading

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Popular

I confess, I geek out a little bit every week when I get the email with my weekly blog stats. It’s just fun to see how many visitors I had, where they came from, and what they were looking for … Continue reading

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Intention :: OLW 2016

“Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Listen hard. Practice wellness. Play with abandon. Laugh. Choose with no regret. Appreciate your friends. Continue to learn. Do what you love. Live as if this is all there is.” ~ Mary Anne … Continue reading

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It is what it is

Sharing some pictures of the Great Shed Collapse of 2015. The insurance guy was out. If they determine it was caused by snow, we get nothing. If they determine it was caused by wind, they will pay the claim but … Continue reading

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Intention (& a free printable)

‘Tis the season. New year, new reflections, new intentions. I’m one that tries to take the mindset that any day – every day – can be a new start. And yet I love me a good year-end reflection and dreaming … Continue reading

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Regrouping

Titus watching the boys run water in the blizzard The last few months have been interesting around Sugar Creek Farm. For one thing, I sold out our on-the-hoof beef quarters. I didn’t mean to. Usually we keep around 3 head … Continue reading

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How to Cook : Roast Chicken

Of all the things I like to share on this blog, the main one is how to be a Ma Ingalls – or Martha Stewart, or whatever domestic goddess you’d like to emulate – in today’s world. I’ve referred to … Continue reading

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Garden 2015 : Tomatoes, part 1

An impressive Hungarian Heart tomato This year, for the first time in several years, I started my own plants indoors from seed over the winter. And anyone that knows me knows that I get a little carried away when it … Continue reading

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How to Cook :: Stuffed Pepper Soup

This has been a fantastic year for growing just about anything. The bell peppers in particular have been beautiful. I froze something like 4 cookie sheets full of them a while back – just cut them in half, scooped out … Continue reading

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Coming into his own

Sunday we loaded batch #2 of chickens out to the processor. It’s always interesting to see what our numbers end up to be. I try to keep track of how many we start with and how many we end up … Continue reading

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