Author Archives: Just another day on the farm

Smudge and Jimmy..

Some of my longer term readers will remember that I was so excited three years ago after many years of looking I finally found my short haired smoke blue solid (no tabby) sweet as can be kitten “Blue” This little … Continue reading

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A “one in a million” Blue Frog

Hubby called out..  come check this out.. we have a blue frog in the pond.. A little online digging came up with this information According to an article published on Earth Touch News Network, these blue frogs are incredibly rare, … Continue reading

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Gal in the Garden Series – Wool Mulch and Kitchen Garden updates.

Wow.. Just WOW.. June is now officially over and its July!  The summer heat has arrived.. and while the area around me has had lots of rain.. some hail and so forth.. we however have watched the rain move past … Continue reading

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Happy Canada Day! Eh?!

Milk the cow and feed the lamb Gather eggs and cure a ham Saddle up and ride the horse Let the poultry roam, of course Home-baked bread and fresh-picked peas Singing frogs and buzzing bees Tan a hide and collect … Continue reading

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Strawberries on a Cloud Recipe

Strawberry’s on a Cloud What a delightful treat this is and its really not that hard to make.. its a little fussy but its also showy enough to make it so worth it! The Bowl 4 egg whites (crack each … Continue reading

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Gal in the Garden Series – Working with “dead” top soil..

It looks so pretty.. that big huge mound of top soil.. so black and rich! Two loads of 10 tons each have arrived on the farm this year so far.. and its easy to work with, its good quality top … Continue reading

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Freezers.. Lets talk about Freezers Baby!

First let me say that owning a freezer is awesome and some thing that far to many of us take for granted. There are all kinds of freezer owners.. Freeze with the fridge owners.. this freezer used to be quite … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Fruit Blends – Canning 2019

The biggest rhubarb crop is coming off and I am certainly noticing the difference in the cool wet spring and the fact that I did not feed my rhubarb plants last year. I will give them some extra feedings but … Continue reading

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Pineapple Tidbits Canning 2019

If you get your flyers.. check them over well and watch for SALES! In this case Large Pineapples were on sale for 1 dollar each..  now I will admit that normally they are extra large for 1 and that I … Continue reading

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Gal in the Garden -Corn Garden “roughing it”

So what is a gal going to do when she really NEEDS to plant out a extra corn garden of 240’s seeds but she is out of already prepared and planned garden space?? Follow the high hoe tracks from last … Continue reading

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