When Life Gives You Lemons…

…Make lemon marmalade! I’ve been given quite a few lemons over the last few months and I can’t allow them to go to waste. I still have a lot of lemon juice in my freezer from last year, so there’s no reason to juice them. I found this recipe for Instant Pot orange marmalade recently…

Spelt Scones

I’m having one more tea party before we move to the farm and that means we must have scones. This time I’m making them using spelt flour. Spelt is an ancient form of wheat which isn’t artificially manipulated like modern wheat. For some who have problems with the protein in modern wheat, spelt is a…

Moving Forward!

We’re moving forward rapidly on the purchase of our farm! The home inspection went well, especially since we’re dealing with a 120-year-old house. The only thing still pending is the appraisal. As soon as that is done, I’ll give you all a bit more information on the property. Maybe I’m just a bit superstitious, but…

Waiting. Not so patiently…

We’ve negotiated a deal on a farm property. Now we’re waiting for the inspection to come back. Once that is done (if it is OK) we will be able to remove the contingencies from the deal and we will have bought a farm! I’m having difficulty staying patient. Stay tuned for more in the next…

I want a farm

Really, it’s true.  I want a farm.  With a big vegetable garden and fruit trees and chickens and maybe even a milk cow. A real farm. There should be pigs, too.   And maybe a goat.  Goats are good at eating weeds. And if there’s a pond, then there will have to be ducks and…