We don’t like to waste food in our house. (We seem to waste plenty of other things: money, energy, time – but not food). So the other day, when I was done roasting and simmering some beef bones for homemade bone broth, I began wondering whether I might be able to process the bones further…Read more »
Guess what? Chicken butt! My kids love that joke. (Heck, so do I.) But really – guess what? CHICKEN BUTT!!!!! AAAARGH this has been A WEEK OF CHICKEN BUTT. It started a few weeks ago, one of our hens (a Barred Rock, if it matters) developed a butt (for the lack of a better term…Read more »
The other day a friend commented, “Kelly, I love your blog!” and thought, “I haven’t written a blog post in FOREVER – I need to get back on that.” I could say that I’ve been busy, and that would be quite true. I started a new job (my dream job, actually) back in October and…Read more »
Christmas is over! I, for one, am relieved. Don’t get me wrong, I like Christmas. I’m not The Grinch, by any means. I’ve been whistling Jingle Bells for weeks, and had fun decorating the tree and wrapping presents. There were parts of celebrating the holiday with young children that were pure magic. But I also…Read more »
Giant cabbages ~ Our garden’s gift, chopped, transformed ~ Into sauerkraut!
It’s Fricking Freezing, Mr. Bigglesworth! Sorry, I’m a product of the 90’s, I can’t even help myself. But seriously, it’s really damn cold here. This morning we woke up to a foggy, chilly Monday morning, complete with a seemingly half-hearted almost-rainbow. It’s like it wanted to be a rainbow, but couldn’t quite summon the energy.…Read more »
This morning as I was getting my daughter strapped into her carseat, I kept hearing the strangest sound. It was like gurgling, gargling, and groaning all combined – and as if it was coming out of the mouth of a hybrid cat-baby-bird creature. It was loud, and really weird. I asked my husband if he…Read more »