Tag: animal photography

How I Layout the Images in my Blog Post

On an ideal day. This is my formula – you will all do this differently and I would love to hear how your construct your pages too and what you love to see on a page. The images on a blog page make all… Continue Reading “How I Layout the Images in my Blog Post”

Tima’s Summer Diet

Tima will share her diet with you! She swears by it and at it, sometimes! Timatanga Moana (we call her Tima for short) is a kunekune pig. And kunekune pigs can put on the wrong kind of weight if they are fed the wrong… Continue Reading “Tima’s Summer Diet”

Judey Poodey is back

And he is HUGE! He literally saunters to and fro. FreeBee is equally well fed. They are calm and gentle giants. Super relaxed. They have obviously been really well treated and well looked after. They are in their first pen – then I will… Continue Reading “Judey Poodey is back”

💦I grow sprouts for my chickens in the shower!!

Yup – as my shower warms up it is washing the sprouts. Sprouts are the best food for your chickens (and pigs) and you can sprout any grain loitering in the back of your cupboards. I have wheat in the fields so that is… Continue Reading “💦I grow sprouts for my chickens in the shower!!”

25/75 Easy Meat Loaf + NEWS

I strive for meals that are 75% vegetable and 25% protein . And of course locally grown – or grown yourself is even better! This meat loaf is simply 25% locally grown protein and 75% vegetables + 2 small fresh green eggs! BOOM MEATLOAF… Continue Reading “25/75 Easy Meat Loaf + NEWS”

Simple zuchinni pancakes

From the ORIGINAL Moosewood cook book (I am sure I have blogged about these before but with so many new readers I think I can return to them!). I eat these pancakes so often that the book is showing wear! These are my fav… Continue Reading “Simple zuchinni pancakes”

Hang In There

You know the rule! I have to write the first thing that comes to mind INTO the header. And Hang In There was the first thing that came to mind. I have engaged a very talented young man to clean up The Kitchens Garden… Continue Reading “Hang In There”

ALL Those Things

The holidays have always been a difficult time for me and for many of you all too. I tend to either Clam Up or just turn into a mumbling grump. This time I think I just got on with it and dealt with the… Continue Reading “ALL Those Things”


Oh, the life I lead now! Lots of food! I live in a life of frugal plenty. Which reminded me of a story: When I was a young solo mum with too many children and not enough money; I stole toilet paper. TOILET PAPER!!!… Continue Reading “GREEN SOUP AND RED FIFE BAGUETTES”

The Wheat Is In The Ground!

They harvested! The next morning they spread the matured chicken manure. (And yes it stunk!). Then there was a shallow tilling to mix it in. Then they planted. Through the night. The planter wheezed and sorrowfully rolled, like an anxious shoemaker’s elf, through the… Continue Reading “The Wheat Is In The Ground!”