Monthly Archives: February 2014

The week of the crock pot

Eating well when you’re broke as hell. AKA the week of the crock pot. The pay schedule of my academic day job is monthly. Add that to the seasonal aspect of Mike’s job and old man winter’s heating oil gut … Continue reading

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Old Timey Tuesday: The Iris Edition

Iris was my grandma. She was an amazing woman and she taught me a zillion things. She instilled in me a sense of adventure and a desire to travel. Annual Canada fishing trip, 1974 Barrow, Alaska, 1979 Wading the Oregon shore, 1991 … Continue reading

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Garden goodies in February

If you follow us on Facebook you probably saw this photograph I posted yesterday. I took this photograph at 7am. Then I got this pork shoulder into my crock pot and a celebratory carnitas dinner was underway! So can you spot … Continue reading

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Food Swap!

Tuesday was the monthly Countryside Conservancy Food Swap.  I love a good food swap! This month I took six 4oz jars of my lemon curd (each paired with two frozen mini buttermilk biscuits that the swapper could bake fresh and … Continue reading

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Sunday Supper and Some Hometown, Local Eats & Drinks

I have a Sunday night yoga class so we can either eat when I get home (roughly 8:45pm) or we can enjoy an early meal. I usually opt for the Sunday Supper. This weekend I had a hankerin’ for some … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Here’s me and the one that I love best doing one of the things we do best – enjoying each other’s company over an ice cold beer on the farm. Happy Valentine’s Day everyone!

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Old Timey Tuesday: The Winter Wonderland Edition

I’m not sure the date on this photograph but here is my grandpa bringing in the newspaper and the mail during the polar vortex of his day. No gloves! Brr! And I took this photograph when I ran out to … Continue reading

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