I can admit that I do not love every single aspect of chores. I get really tired of mud and puddles. Although I can appreciate the beauty of winter, bitter cold wind that stings and chaps, makes me long for a warm, … Continue reading
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Tagged baby animals, Berkshire piglets, Boer Goat Kidding, chores, family, farm animal photos, just make the coffee
Every now and then I like to share a recipe with you. This recipe came to me via a friend. I think her daughter found it on Pinterest, but I’m not sure, so I can’t give proper credit. It is … Continue reading
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Tagged coffee, country kitchen, healthy eating, honey, Jif, Nestle Dark Chocolate chips, oatmeal squares, peanut butter, pinterest, Quaker Old Fashioned Oats, Recipes
I didn’t have my camera outside with me very much last week; but I did catch an unusual and pretty sunrise. Saturday was a day for pig-work. The kind of pig-work that made me dread heading out the door. First, … Continue reading
On 03.18.15 by MPCOG Funny (peculiar, not ha-ha) how this post came together. Bits and pieces, here and there, over the past several weeks. However, it is probably not random coincidence. It started with a question that was posed to … Continue reading
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Posted in Berkshire Pigs, Boer Goats, Country Living, Photo Friday, Polled Herefords
Tagged Berkshire pigs, Blue Jay, Boer goats, central Illinois, farm animal photos, Ice, kitten, Photo Friday, PicMonkey, Polled Herefords, woodpecker
It’s time to be thinking about kidding. Goat-kidding. Birthing. Jethro, the buck, came to visit November 3 thru February 1. Gertie was in heat November 3. If she conceived then, she is due around the first of April. Goats’ gestation … Continue reading
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Since my last post, we’ve had more snow: Plus fog and freezing rain. Notice how the icicles hanging from my front porch frame the top of the picture. The little mounds in the snow were last year’s pumpkin hills. Then, … Continue reading