Tuesday it was all about cookies love. I baked a batch of chocolate chip love cookies for Valentine’s Day. While the cookies were baking, the cat, the dog, and the chicken slept peacefully. But the minute the cookies were done baking – Winter popped up and said are they ready? Chocolate Chip Pecan Love Cookies… Continue reading Love cookies and a great big cock-a-doodle-do
Happy Feel Good Friday Y’all. Did you know that today is National Pound Cake Day? Who decides these things? I started the day off by giving the coop girls some cherry and apple pastry, I told them to pretend it was pound cake.
I held my breath as I reached back into the furthest, darkest most spider web encrusted box at the back of the barn. I wondered to myself – am I going to pull out a snake-like I did a few years ago? Yeah I’ll admit when that happened I let out a big girly scream… Continue reading fermenting with spiders
Recently Mr. Cottage and I set out on a mission to get some fresh peaches. First Stop was Fruit Hill Orchard which is just a few miles away from home. This spring, Fruit Hill orchard built a new barn to house their store. Each day I would drive by and take in the progress. It was… Continue reading orchard trip
Last week was a wet one. Raging storms descended upon us every afternoon and evening and into the night. The week before we had a breach in the lining of our koi pond. We were thankful for all the rain, as it helped fill the pond back up.
A group hug is in order.
A trip to the local farmers market yielded some lovely rainbow eggs and goose eggs too. We’ve never had goose eggs. Compared to a chicken egg, they are enormous. The shells are extremely hard, cracking them is a challenge. We wondered what they would taste like? BWAHAHA – insert evil cat laugh. You silly goose… Continue reading goose egg