Tag: sustainability

Egg Cache

For a couple of weeks, I wasn’t getting as many eggs as I thought I should. Not sure if it was hot, cold, wet, dry, whatever that was making them not lay.

Pickled Radishes

There were some lovely radishes today at the farmer’s market this morning.

How ‘Bout Them Apples?

In addition to the nectarines, I also got a three-pound bag of Jonathan apples. I decided to make applesauce/pie filling. Nom. So making applesauce is easy as pie. Cut up the apples into chunks. In a saucepan, put some water, and the apples. Put… Continue Reading “How ‘Bout Them Apples?”

Vanilla Nectarine Preserves

I bought a big bag of nectarines at the farmer’s market this weekend. What to do… I looked at Pinterest and found some ideas for preservation. Decided on a vanilla nectarine preserve.

Ugh.

I haven’t been blogging as of late. Or much of anything else beyond basic everyday stuff. It’s hard to get motivated when you’re depressed. Why am I depressed?

Even More Peeps

So far Summer has hatched three eggs… although the last one she didn’t sit on them much. It was warm enough in the coop to incubate.

Checking In with the Peeps

The peeps are having a day in the pen. More room than the brooder, and we aren’t *quite* finished with their coop.

Busy Little Bees

We decided to check the bees and do our final feeding. We have a laggy hive that we still feed. Well, Hive 1 is two years old. We put a super on this spring. No action in the super. Not sure what to do… Continue Reading “Busy Little Bees”

Three coop family.

We currently have three chicken coops. We are going to need a bigger boat. With 20-odd new chicks we were hurting for space, we love the coop the Husband built, but we decided on a few tweaks,

Farmers Market

One of the two things I miss most with the quarantine are hugs from my parents and farmers markets. The Husband and I are a good self-contained unit, but I miss my parents. We are working towards self-sufficiently but aren’t there yet. Not everything… Continue Reading “Farmers Market”