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Well, okay my house is actually clean. I'm finding I like routine as much as the farm animals do.
We however did add pigs to our homestead. Greg and I decided to pick up a couple of feeder pigs. We purchased two gilts (a Yorkshire/Old spot cross). As some of you very close to me may know - I have a somewhat irrational fear of large pigs. Fortunately for Roto and Tiller (well fortunately for ME), they are pretty small yet at 11-12 weeks old. Pigs I have found after both research and lim...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Alina on October 21, 2011 at 4:20 PM||comments (0)|
Towards the end of apple and tomato season I was running low on jars and the will to continue canning. So to save both dishes and time, I decided to pull out the dehydrator. I ended up drying 6 quarts of apples (would have been at least triple that had I canned them in syrup). I have yet to try them in a pie or crisp, but will be sure to let you know how they turn out. I will say that I definately like them as a nice snack. I love to eat vegetables, but tend to be less inclined to eat fruits....Read Full Post »
|Posted by Alina on October 13, 2011 at 7:35 PM||comments (0)|
The goats are growing like weeds. We finally castrated SunFire, poor little guy. Amazingly he is still a very friendly goat. He will be filling the gaps in our freezer soon, unless he finds a nice pet home. I think he is going to be a nice, big fancy looking fellow. I would love to see him trained to a cart, what a statement he would make in a parade!!
Fall has passed us by without much warning. Although the wea...Read Full Post »