Category Archives: 31 Day Self Reliance Challange

Dental Care

What is it about getting over the age of 40 that suddenly you have to work harder at keeping everything going smoothly? Honestly 40 is not that old and yet at 45. Hubby and I are finding old war wounds … Continue reading

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31 Day Self Reliance Challange Week Four Overview

  Week Four Overview O my time is flying by, the challenge is almost over.. and then I need to do the overview. The past week has been great.. but so busy! My husband was home for the week, a … Continue reading

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Canning Rhubarb Fruit in Bulk

I often can things in bulk form and that means that I do things more by weight then I do recipe. This is something that those that are putting up larger amounts do more often.. However this is a big … Continue reading

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Rhubarb BBQ Sauce

This sauce is listed as Victorian Barbecue Sauce by Bernardin, page 259 However it really should be called Rhubarb BBQ Sauce and its outstanding.. If you don’t have the bigger canning book from this company, I highly recommend it! 8 … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Scrub Drink

Ah Scrub’s, those old fashion vinegar based drinks, before pop there was the refreshing Scrub. It makes sense because it was a way to take fresh fruit that would spoil fast in the heat in a time when there was … Continue reading

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31 Day Self Reliance Challange Week Three Overview

  Week Three Overview How did we get to week three already! Crazy how fast the time this month is flying by.. We finally got rain, and we really needed it. I got to try out our new small metal … Continue reading

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Spruce Tip Vinager

O yes, it’s that time of year again.. Spruce Tip season.. As I was mowing in the diamond garden, I looked at the spruce tree’s an saw that its spruce tip picking season and that the pollen is going to … Continue reading

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31 Day Self Reliance Challange Week Two Overview

  Week Two Overview Well, its been a very busy week on the farm, its spring.. is there any other kind 🙂 The weather has been outstanding in the sense of warm, sunny with a light breeze.. however we need … Continue reading

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Sour Dough Nettle Bread

This is such a free form bread to me.. I had to write things down to make sure I could present this recipe in a format that other would get good results. I am assuming you know how to make … Continue reading

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5 Things you are looking for in a Broody Hen

  Yesterday May 9th 2018 our first broody hen hatched out a lovely clutch of healthy looking little fluffy butts. This is a proven broody hen and she made both my hubby and I laugh so hard as she lead … Continue reading

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