Tag: farmlife

What’s next for this meal?

Let’s think before we cook! So we can eliminate food waste in our kitchens. Say to yourself – “Whats next for this meal?” I don’t have trouble because we have pigs and chickens but in other houses the people get to eat all the… Continue Reading “What’s next for this meal?”

What’s next for this meal?

Let’s think before we cook! So we can eliminate food waste in our kitchens. Say to yourself – “Whats next for this meal?” I don’t have trouble because we have pigs and chickens but in other houses the people get to eat all the… Continue Reading “What’s next for this meal?”

GREEN SOUP AND RED FIFE BAGUETTES

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!”

The How

The How is In the Plan. Read on! And comment! For a plan we must have an objective. 🌟My objective is to create a resource for people who want to develop a home that aligns with their concerns for the welfare of the planet… Continue Reading “The How”

The Why

So why am I writing a piece of work (that is presently a spreadsheet) to help our friends and online community and families “maximize minimalism to create resilient sustainable homes”. It will become a course you see. A pathway for ordinary people like us… Continue Reading “The Why”

Farm Daze

Pictures for you! Today I am going to be outside pruning all the branches that are covering my windows. They are great in the summer for keeping the heat out but I want warm sun shining into the room for the winter to help… Continue Reading “Farm Daze”

Sunday Morning in December

My first Sunday off in a few weeks. The dwindling days of December 2021 are plodding off the calendar. 2022 is going to be the year of decisive action. No more making do. Here is my 24 seconds. With all this rain and generally… Continue Reading “Sunday Morning in December”

24 seconds out my front door

I waited a little longer this morning. So there was more light. And much to my delight there was WaiWai out on a morning stroll! It is warm this morning – 45F and going up to 52F with a little breeze today so I… Continue Reading “24 seconds out my front door”

One of those quiet days?

I am having one of those days when I feel almost horizontal with quiet. Or at least I begin by being quiet / but you know how that goes. Do you remember these, Diane? It is all about the chooks and their chicks and… Continue Reading “One of those quiet days?”