Several months back we processed our meat chickens with some friends! It was a great day and I'm so grateful for our friend Starla! She showed everyone the ropes (it had been over 10 years since the last time we had processed)! Eli had to work, so he was able to only help … [Read more...] about Chicken Processing Day
Yesterday was Pi (3-March 14) so it worked out extremely well that I made pies on Saturday... they turned out a little loose, so they had to set overnight, which was perfect cause I had forgotten pie day this year. Most years I always make pie for pi day. The weekend was … [Read more...] about Slow weekending
Avocados! For now and later!
Have you ever been in the grocery store (they do not grow around here) and found avocados at an exceptional price and thought, "Man! I sure wish I could buy these to save for another time!" I know I have... Well, you can! With a vacuum sealer, bags, and a freezer, you … [Read more...] about Avocados! For now and later!
Water Glassing Eggs!
Water Glassing Eggs... have you ever heard of this? It's an old fashioned way that is still very handy to use in our modern homesteads! It's not pickling or boiling, the process is taking fresh eggs and preserving them in a lime/water solution and making them shelf … [Read more...] about Water Glassing Eggs!