Turnip time

I’d never planted turnips before this year. Heck, I’d never even eaten a turnip before! But, this spring, I thought I’d give them a try. Now they’re ready, and I had to look up recipes last night to figure out what to do with…

It’s Harvest time

Things are moving along quickly in the garden. Previously, we’d had only radishes and lettuce and one lone turnip to sample. Now, things are kicking into high gear with the summer squash appearing and maturing at an astounding rate. And, while we lost a…

Chickens, Baking, and a Bit Too Much Knitting

Things have been a bit more relaxed around here of late. The other day, I caught Ginger with the chickens in our mud room. Chickens in the house! Actually, I read somewhere that some colonists did keep chickens in their homes. And, as fun…

Purple Flowers, A Friendly Chicken, and Lime Jell-O

Well, we’ve made it through May, with its heavy schedule of rehearsals, graduations and jam-packed weekends. Much rejoicing! Two perks to the season – We’ve had fresh flowers all month, thanks to the bouquets ┬áreceived for opening nights and performances. There have been plenty…

An Abundance of Eggs, A Broody Turkey, and Sundry Other Spring-ish Things

Eggs! Right now we’re getting so many eggs. All through the winter…nothing. Now, we’re overrun. We give some away, and I try to include eggs with my breakfasts, but when you’re getting 4-5 a day, you really need something that will make a bigger…