Quail, If You Can’t Have a Rooster, or Chickens At All

QUAIL FARMING FOR BEGINNERS at Amazon Disclaimer:   I have not read this book yet. Baby chicks are selling out nationwide, as are eating eggs from the grocery store.  I’d planned to start a new flock this spring, but the pandemic added a new urgency.  We only need one laying hen per person in the…

Plant a Garden, Raise Some Chicks

A few of my new baby chicks came home yesterday, Rhode Island Reds.  This picture was taken right after and they’re huddled together for warmth.  I did get the temperature right in the brooder, more on that later. It’s a scary time in the world right now, but I know my purpose.  I need to…

Make Do & Mend

This is a vintage guide from World War II Britain.  MAKE DO AND MEND on Amazon “Make do and mend” was a saying popular in the first half of the 20th century, you know, because there was that pesky Flu Pandemic going on that killed about 10% of the world’s population.  Nobody wanted to talk…

Cowboy Kent Rollins’ New Cookbook is Out!

I love watching his YouTube Channel because I hate to cook, but have to do it anyway.  He makes the process fun. Kent Rollins Website FAITH, FAMILY, AND THE FEAST on Amazon

Meals Out of Leftovers

There are certain meals most of us don’t realize we’re probably created just to use up leftovers by our grandmothers and great-grandmothers.  I hate to cook, but I’m cooking from scratch a lot right now.  And baking a lot too.  But I do like to bake.  I have a large family and they’re constantly hungry. …