I wanted to fix something that would come together quick for dinner tonight and I decided on pizza. I could have gone with real quick and popped in a frozen pizza, but I wanted to fix my family a homemade dinner. I've been making homemade pizza for several years now, but I just recently started … Continue reading Homemade Cast Iron Skillet Pizza
I recently came across an Instagram post that talked about how full their day was and not busy. They went on to explain how they are trying to look at their busy lives in a new manner. Their lives are full of things they love to do and people they love to be around. What … Continue reading It’s all in the way you look at it.
I thought I would share with you the not so pretty side of gardening, at least the troubles we've been facing this growing season. Don't get me wrong, we have been enjoying some bountiful harvests, but along with that comes bugs, bugs, more bugs and lots of weeds! I thoroughly enjoy gardening and all the … Continue reading The not so pretty side of gardening
When was the last time you walked/drove your property line? Do you do this regularly? We live on 20 acres and my husband keeps a path mowed around the pasture area and we walk this for exercise quite often. However, the woods have gotten rather thick with brush and it’s been a couple months … Continue reading Monitoring your property
I can't believe it's been 3 weeks since my last blog! Where has the time gone? Oh, that's right- it's summertime and the garden is producing like crazy! I've been snapping pictures and doing quick Instagram posts, but I just haven't taken the time to write a blog. I'm pretty much half asleep by the … Continue reading Catching up
I have fixed a veggie lasagna before, but now that we are trying to follow the DASH diet I revised the recipe to be lower in sodium and to add more veggies. For the veggies I used: Garden fresh zucchini Red & orange bell peppers Onion Garlic Mushrooms Garden fresh (frozen) spinach Garden fresh carrots I still … Continue reading Very Veggie Lasagna
We have embarked on a better way of eating. My husband's blood pressure has been staying around 150/90+ since last Fall and he has finally come to realize that those numbers have become his normal and that needed to change. See, he was diagnosed with Kidney cancer in Sept 2007. Thankfully it was contained to … Continue reading Eating for Health
Man o man has the heat and humidity come on in Missouri! We're finally getting some rain, but it's coming in the form of late evening storms. Fortunately, we haven't had any damage. We have picked up 1/4 inch of rain over the past two days. That's not much, but I'll take it. We've been … Continue reading Garden update
We have a new member of the herd. Please welcome Brownie! She is a 4 year old Boer. She hasn't been fixed so we do have the possibility of hooking her up with a buck so we could have babies one day. She comes to us from a friend that had been raising goats … Continue reading New Addition to the Family!
The weather is warming up and feeling more like summer every day. My cool weather crops have grown nicely and are being harvested. This week the broccoli and cauliflower came out of the garden. The heads were a decent size, a little bigger than a softball. Not the size you buy at the store, but … Continue reading Freezing Broccoli
During the summer months we try to eat lighter and use the grill more. This past weekend was hot and MUGGGGGGY! Sunday was miserable. There was barely a breeze and it was thick! We kept lunch very light with this salad. I first saw this recipe on our local public television station on one of … Continue reading White Bean, Cucumber & Tomato Salad