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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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What I Bought at Farmers Market :: June, Week 2

Remember the first post in this series, where I mentioned that I had bought the food, prepared the food, and taken pictures of the food, but didn’t get around to posting about the food right away? Apparently that happens a … Continue reading

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Kids and blogging

Those of you who have been with me a long time know that I used to blog a lot. Like, a lot a lot. And I’ve written before (also here) about how or why I just sort of tapered off. … Continue reading

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Free rangers in training

I’ve got some seeds started in the basement this year. The brassicas I start 2 seeds to a pot and then clip one seedling out if they both germinate. These fresh, tender little greens are perfect for introducing the chicks … Continue reading

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Spring mud

New rug for the mudroom. I don’t imagine it will look this pristine for long. Spring means muddy chore boots and muddy dog paws, all coming through the mudroom. So much mud. Makes me want to skip straight from winter … Continue reading

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