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Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 12:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 213
Posted By KellyandKatie
Breakfast burritos get made once a month here--...

Breakfast burritos get made once a month here-- in bulk- in an assembly line. They freeze SUPER well - and then when I need a quick protein boost or the kids need a lunch and we are in the middle of...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 01:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By KellyandKatie
Me! Me! Me! I love due date club bead swaps!...

Me! Me! Me! I love due date club bead swaps! Thank you for organizing!
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 01:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 112
Posted By KellyandKatie
Glad to be back in a mothering due date club

Hello! I am back for another due date club! I have been a member for a long time, but really don't post or log on very often at all anymore. Somehow I made it all the way to 22 weeks before I got...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 01:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 213
Posted By KellyandKatie
and now I am hungry for watermelon and cottage...

and now I am hungry for watermelon and cottage cheese. Again.
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 01:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 213
Posted By KellyandKatie
My fav is porridge, a loosely grind red wheat or...

My fav is porridge, a loosely grind red wheat or groats- boil it down to what I call porridge, then add in raisins and kale. So yummy.
We eat a lot of pancakes with fruit and whipped up cream...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 12:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By KellyandKatie
I like glamourmoms, and zulily just had them on...

I like glamourmoms, and zulily just had them on sale earlier this week, not sure if the sale is still going on
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-06-2013, 03:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By KellyandKatie
Thank you, you are right.   The kids are so into...

Thank you, you are right.   The kids are so into their gardens and their animals and each other- they are not the ones lamenting over missing anything.  And...I have let go of that guilt this week...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-06-2013, 03:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By KellyandKatie
Thanks!  I have never had lamb before either,...

Thanks! 
I have never had lamb before either, so I can not say. I have heard folks say that it does not taste like lamb, more like venison.  I have been raised on venison, and did not find it...
Forum: Natural Body Care   06-06-2013, 03:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By KellyandKatie
DH switched to a safety razor over a year ago...

DH switched to a safety razor over a year ago and I have been meaning to get him a good old fashioned shave set. Father's day is looming, I guess it is about time I got on that

What shaving soaps...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-02-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By KellyandKatie
We made goat for dinner, our first time trying...

We made goat for dinner, our first time trying our first goat raised and butchered on our farm. And... it was good! I picked out goat chops, marinated them in lemon, soy and honey. Then made a satay...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-23-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By KellyandKatie
I asked the kids about doing something over the...

I asked the kids about doing something over the weekend, they looked at me like I was crazy and said " but  dad will be home- we should really work on some stuff around here"
glad they are loving...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-23-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 9,328
Posted By KellyandKatie
So cool!  We are growing all our own food on our...

So cool!  We are growing all our own food on our farm this year, enough for my family and enough veggies and meat for two other families.  We raise our own dairy animals and make our own dairy...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-21-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By KellyandKatie
oh my goodness, you hit the nail right on head ...

oh my goodness, you hit the nail right on head
thank you for that perspective
I would not want the gymnastics or the soccer or any of that stuff, that is not what our goals are- I guess it is just...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-21-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By KellyandKatie
Okay. So two years ago we lived in town, and I...

Okay. So two years ago we lived in town, and I found that many days of homeschooling (and life) got thrown all out of whack running around doing errands, running from this to that.  So we buckeled...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   01-24-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By KellyandKatie
When a person cuts off branches you are cutting...

When a person cuts off branches you are cutting off the leaves, the leaves are what collect the energy the tree needs.  When you tap for syrup you do this before the tree buds even its first buds of...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   01-24-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By KellyandKatie
We are working on ours for our livestock supply...

We are working on ours for our livestock supply and emergency back up supply- not connected to the house hold supply, but now I am googling it to learn more
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   01-24-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,000
Posted By KellyandKatie
This is old, but we processed again today, so I...

This is old, but we processed again today, so I thought I would chime in anyway
 
I care a great deal about the animals we raise, and it is hard for me to butcher them, but I could not buy meat...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   01-24-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,094
Posted By KellyandKatie
What is wrong with living in a trailer? If...

What is wrong with living in a trailer?
If you're talking homesteading, having a trailer is living large
 
and yes, I grew up in a trailer, how a child would remember their youth has little to do...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   01-23-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By KellyandKatie
Maple trees would not bleed themselves out too...

Maple trees would not bleed themselves out too much.  The holes from the taps start to heal over before the season is even over.  The trees that I am tapping are hundreds of years old, they are...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   01-20-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
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Views: 322
Posted By KellyandKatie
no no no no no shaving - they need their hair ...

no no no no no shaving - they need their hair
they go and fight packs of coyotes, they need that thick fur to protect themselves
shaving dogs, even city pet dogs screws them over, they can not...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   01-20-2013, 01:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By KellyandKatie
I am looking at propane - because it does not go...

I am looking at propane - because it does not go bad, ever, and I can run several systems off of it.  It is one option we are kicking around. 
We have a zombie stove already, a wood stove we use to...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   01-20-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By KellyandKatie
What direction are the boxes facing?  Are they...

What direction are the boxes facing?  Are they facing into the wind, sun, etc?  Do they have cozy out of the way place, or are they by the feeder/waterer?
Are other birds roosting in them at night...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   01-20-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By KellyandKatie
I posted pictures on my site sprouthillfarm.com...

I posted pictures on my site sprouthillfarm.com and on my farm's facebook page too https://www.facebook.com/SproutHill (https://www.facebook.com/SproutHill?fref=ts)
 
I will be updating more tomm...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   01-20-2013, 12:29 AM
Replies: 4
  LGD
Views: 322
Posted By KellyandKatie
I have two dogs right now.  Vanity is 13, she is...

I have two dogs right now.  Vanity is 13, she is our house dog, she is a ridgeback boxer from Hawaii, and she has earned her bed by the fireplace.  In her younger years she spent enough time on the...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   01-18-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By KellyandKatie
COOL!  it is great to see folks DOING what they...

COOL!  it is great to see folks DOING what they dream up to DO!  Way to rock!
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