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First seeds sown!

Yay, this afternoon we sowed the first seeds of the year!  It’s a “Sassy Salad Mix” from Botanicals.  I had to replace some seed for the kitchen garden and ran out to Farmington for them.  Sounds like a good baby … Continue reading

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The Instagram Distraction

Well now. . .we started using Instagram.  It’s fun, easy and we post daily Monday through Saturday.  And that’s the problem, we have been posting there consistently, but not on the blog! Time to fix that.

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The Broiler Boys

One more week to go for the broiler boys.  Then they are off to Mineral Springs Poultry and back home in bags for the freezer. . .

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New raptors

They birds were a bit upset about these raptors that kept flying around the pasture. . .It is Hillsboro International Airshow time again.  The Blue Angels started practice and then performed their shows, each time flying out and around us! … Continue reading

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Dangerous Quail. . .

There was this loud bird calling from the backyard.  I couldn’t think of what bird it was, though I knew the sound.  I finally got up, walked in to the kitchen and spotted all the hens, standing on the lawn … Continue reading

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Chickenosaurus!

I’ve been a fan of paleontologist Jack Horner since the 90s.  How can you not like someone who is all about the T-Rex?  He has advanced our thinking about dinosaurs to what I believe is a reality.  He was the impetus … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas from us to you!

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Mushroom “Risotto”

Greer saw a recipe for Mushroom and Bacon “Risotto” in Mark’s Daily Apple, and asked me to make it for him. I highly recommend it! Greer braised some beef to go with it to make a tasty meal.

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Merry Christmas from the Trice House!

For your viewing and listening pleasure, here is a yummy fireplace video from Applegate Farms! It goes well with our Christmas choice of treats for this year: Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies.  Yep.  You know you’re jealous!  We are using a … Continue reading

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Pickle Update: Fail

It’s been two weeks, so we tasted the fermented pickles today, and they taste like… salt.  You can smell the garlic and the dill, but all you can taste is the salt.  Greer thinks he put about 1/3 more salt … Continue reading

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