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More Americans

I fell in love with this rare rabbit breed that is critically endangered. I decided to breed some pure breeds, so I needed a Buck. On my way back home from our herding trial, we stopped north of Richmond to grab a Mr. 68 more words


Welcome to my Chaos!!

Yesterday, was a day of chaos reminiscent of a black & white silent movie.  Things were moving in fast forward, and none of the participants seemed to care.  895 more words

Moving To Oregon

Finally Having Friends Over

We’re finally having some friends over today! Of course it’s raining on and off, typical. Hopefully we can get enough time to get a fire going and cook out. 31 more words


Training Vines and Controlling Pests

The veggies next to trellises in the garden needed help finding their way up, so I walked around with twine and gently tied up beans, peas, and pickling cucumbers. 146 more words


roughrustics reblogged this on Rough Rustics and commented:

This is a great idea! I need to get my vines trained as well, and I love the idea of using soapy water as pest control.

Homemade butter recipe

Deal on whipping cream

I went grocery shopping today and noticed that the whipping cream was on sale at 2 liters for $5.  Score! (at least here… not sure how much it is elsewhere). 427 more words


Green Tomato Chutney

I bet that someone, somewhere in the world is picking some homegrown green tomatoes right now! This is my recipe for an amazingly delicious and much healthier version of a traditional allotment chutney that contains no refined sugar. 215 more words

What I Did Yesterday

As you can see from the photograph, I got a lot done yesterday. I canned 19 pints of chicken and I cut up and bagged the 7 rabbits we butchered earlier this week for the freezer. 427 more words