Category Archives: At the kitchen table

Frugal is as Frugal does.

It happens to all of us, that unexpectedly high car repair bill, you know the one.. the one where you are like this should cost 200 and you go, I have six hundred so if they find something else.. we … Continue reading

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Future planning-Yard Redo!

Well, we have had the farm for 14 years this spring and we have loved our big old willow tree’s (two of them) our huge very old crab apple and our very large maple tree. The willows are around 80 … Continue reading

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Homestead- What do we need to produce?

So a dear friend of mine said? Ok, so you want to make some changes and I know you love your lists.. so what do you need to produce? I did the first three fast off the top of my … Continue reading

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Food Production-Followup on Food Waste Post

I really loved reading a comment from one of my readers.. its worth starting this post with it.. “We have zero food waste as well, there is always something on the farm that will use up what we can’t. It … Continue reading

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Food Waste

I keep seeing more and more comments, video’s and meme’s on social sites about food waste. Its a huge issue and a great deal of it is truthfully totally out of my hands. I can do my bit by writing … Continue reading

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More heat!

https://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2018/07/03/hot-planet-all-time-heat-records-have-been-set-all-over-the-world-in-last-week/?noredirect=on&__twitter_impression=true Listening to the radio and in montreal as of this morning, 11 deaths that have the heat has played a role.. they are folks that have underlining health issues that are effected by the high heat..  The city (which … Continue reading

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Rats

Rat information below! So we had rats on year two of living on the farm in the big barn, it was a challenge to remove them but with traps, bait and my hunting farm cats we were able to bring … Continue reading

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Purge or Declutter Update

The big bin is filling up. We first moved all the bigger items including things leftover from the reno’s over the past year. Then we started moving out things that were broken or had not been used in any way … Continue reading

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Ice Storm 2018 Ontario Ottawa Area

Well, the ice storm arrived and we were without power for three days pretty much.. We got ICE!  It snapped power poles like they were toothpicks, it brought down tree’s and ripped roofs off and more.. We lost a number … Continue reading

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Slow Start to the weekend.

Well, the storm is certainly coming  but its been slower to start then they said for our neck of the woods at least. We are close to a full day behind what they said it would start, I am ok … Continue reading

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