Did you know that there are 7 Reasons Hens Stop Laying Eggs? I didn't until... Our hens went on strike and stopped producing eggs! I know that as hens age they will stop laying eggs. And, some of our hens are three years old but, not all of them. Here I am with a barnyard full of hens who used to give 9 - 12 eggs a day and, I am having to buy eggs! What's wrong with this picture? Even the … [Read more...] about 7 Reasons Hens Stop Laying Eggs
As Christians we have been given much freedom in Christ. He said in John 10:10, "I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly." (NAB) Are you living or existing? Are you living an abundant satisfying life or just existing with a status quo life? Before I go on, let me just say that true peace and abundant living is only possible through a relationship with Jesus Christ. This means … [Read more...] about Living or Existing – Which are You Doing?
I would like to introduce you to "Decks" our new calf! No, we did not first see him from our deck! His name is in keeping with the holiday song, "Deck the Halls". We knew that his mother, Beatrice, was soon to delivery and have been watching her closely for a week or so. Concerned and with ulterior motives - we are ready for fresh milk! If you are wondering how to tell if a cow is ready to … [Read more...] about Fresh Milk is Coming – Meet Our New Calf!
We have a new tradition for the holidays - throwing a Christmas party! It was so much fun and the time with friends and family made forever memories. I want to encourage you to reach out to those around you by sharing with you our Christmas party menu. We chose to bake everything and just have people drop by but you could easily have others bring their favorite plate of cookies too. We attend a … [Read more...] about Christmas Party Menu
Did you know that cows love watermelon and pumpkin? Ours sure do! And, we love FREE food for them! It is rare that we have a watermelon from the garden go bad. In fact, I'm not sure we have ever had one rot! Once we have eaten the red, the cows get the rind and love it. But, boy, do they love the red! Not too far away from us is a watermelon and pumpkin packing plant owned by a local farmer. … [Read more...] about Cows Love Watermelon and Pumpkin!
Essential oils are part of our family's healthy life. The more I learn, the more I am convinced that a healthy life is multifaceted. There are many factors that all work together to make a person healthy. So, instead of "healthy life", maybe I should say, "healthy lifestyle"! Let's try this again - I use essential oils as part of our family's healthy lifestyle! Essential Oils and the … [Read more...] about How I Use Essential Oils