There are a bazillion yogurt recipes floating around cyber-space already, so why am I adding another one? Simply because this is the best yogurt I’ve ever made, and I want to share in case some of you have had the problems with other recipes that I’ve had. By “problems”, I’m referring to things Keep Reading
I love telling my readers about farm life. We choose to live this simpler life, on the farm and out in the country, because we love the chance to teach our kids what we value in life.
Living on the farm allows us fresh air, tranquility, beautiful scenery, access to healthy, fresh food and the perfect environment to raise and homeschool our children.
Whether it’s making tallow candles from rendered beef fat, tending to our backyard chickens or ducks, milking our herd of goats, raising beef cattle or working in the garden – farm chores always make me happy! Yes, it’s a lot of work, but I get so much satisfaction from living off the land the way I think God intended.
Butterscotch, Shortly after her first kidding As many of you already know, we recently became dairy goat owners again. So I suppose it’s no surprise that goats are so much on my mind lately. Something about goats that continually astonishes me is how low maintenance they are. Oh, they want you to Keep Reading
So why post a cheese recipe of all things? Because this recipe is extremely easy to make - it only uses ingredients most people already have - it’s a lot cheaper to make it yourself than to buy it, it tastes great and makes a wonderful healthy, high protein snack, and it’s really versatile. The Keep Reading
Good morning my lovely blog readers! I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving! Yes, I know that was over a week ago now. Gabriel, Garrett, and I spent the holiday traveling and visiting family. We just got back Tuesday evening, so it doesn’t feel like a week ago to me! From left to right: Keep Reading
We got home from Texas late last week. Hooray! Waiting for us as we walked in the door though were bucketloads of tomatoes from our 200+ plants. I’m so happy our tomato plants are doing well this year! Last year we didn’t properly amend our pitiful soil and the poor plants didn’t do well at Keep Reading
I woke up to the sound of a cow bellowing this morning. Our cows are pretty happy critters, so incessant bellowing is pretty significant. It was probably 109, looking for her calf poor thing. I attended a lecture on farming once where I remember the speaker saying that if you have livestock, Keep Reading
Spring is here(yay!), and as always, I’m looking for ways to make our budget stretch a little farther. Food is expensive. Even more so if you choose organic. One of the best and most obvious ways to reduce that expenditure this time of year is through gardening. If you’re new to gardening, it can Keep Reading