Born on the big man’s birthday! If he had been a girl, she would have been named LoLo, after the other birthday girl. Happy birthday you two! xoxo
Monthly Archives: May 2014
Last Day of School and Raging River
Yesterday was the last day of school, with the bittersweet feeling of not making this drive for a while. The weather has been gloriously, unusually warm, which has caused the rivers to jump their banks, raging all the while. At night it sounds like sleeping next to Niagra Falls.
Whenever you make a pie, and have extra dough that you trim off, roll it out and cut out small circles. Put each circle of dough down into the bottom of a shallow tart or cupcake pan, and then freeze them. When the tiny tart crusts are frozen, then you can take them out of … Continue reading
Tiny Tortilla Flatbreads
It’s a fact that if I don’t make some sort of bread, it will get purchased when the “brood met kaas” Dutchman is here. Sourdough bread does take planning, so these tortilla/flatbreads come in handy in a pinch, as they are very easy and fast to make. Unfortunately for me, they are really, really good. … Continue reading
Flowers or Manure
Thinking about bygone Mother’s Days, staying up nights making arrangements for clients, and being greeted in the morning with my usual Mother’s day present: a vente latte from Starbucks. I’m so grateful and proud of all our dear Cebolla family who has worked around the clock for many days to make so many happy. While … Continue reading
Happy Mother’s Day
Eleanore – Two Weeks Old Thank you Francie for the darling picture!
Milking Out a Dry Cow With Mastitis
For all you non-cow or non-milk lovers out there, warning, “Avert your eyes!” For all you cow and milk lovers out there, warning, “Don’t let this happen to you! Ahhhh!” Poor Annabelle always has uneven quarters which don’t seem to dry up empty in past years, but I never knew if something was wrong. I … Continue reading
The Farmers Femme Meeting
Sunday we spent a delightful day with new friends and old, at Wildcraft Fiber Farm and The Crowded Acre. Thank you Jen and Jane for hosting us, your farms and animals are amazing! The cutest sheep and goats in the universe. Moo and her babies are so happy in their new home. Thank you Goosey.
Water Woes II, Otherwise titled Wow, What a Man!
Took most of the day but the man rounded up a dump truck and some boulders. Obviously, I was not driving fast enough, as he passes me in a rush. Gotta get those new boulders in before it gets dark. After building up the levee with rip rap, he brings in some more big rocks. … Continue reading