We Have Ugly Chickens!

From little fuzz balls to almost- feathered-out chickens, these things have changed so quickly and become a source of entertainment for all of us!  They’re getting their adult feathers in with their chicken fluff, so they look goofy and are growing so fast I can’t keep up with their progress! Let me tell you – if…

Garden Time!

I am so excited – you have no idea!  It’s finally time to start the garden! We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.  (AKA – we earn a small commission…

DIY-ing Homemade Hamloaf

I don’t know how or why – but I LOVE hamloaf!  I’m not even a huge ham or meatloaf person, but for some reason, this stuff is one of my favorites! We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn…

I Never Made A Spaghetti Sauce I Liked

Until now! My mom – for all her wonderful cooking – never made her own spaghetti sauce.  She made her own lasagna sauce, but never spaghetti.  So I (mostly) did the same; I just found a jar of sauce I liked.  And I kept using it.  Once in a while I’d try a spaghetti sauce…

The Great GMO Debate

I’m not “pro-GMO”.  And I’m not “anti-GMO”.  But I am “pro-farmer” and “anti-mega-conglomerate-takeover” as well as an advocate of careful and knowledgeable chemical applications for land and animals.

The Cat Ate My Gravy!

So I thought up a “Blender Bottle Hack”! You know those blender bottles?  The ones that you get when you’re on a health-kick?  They have the little squiggly wire ball thing in a plastic cup that makes it easy to dump your stinky powdery stuff, top off with water, and shake so you don’t have…