Monthly Archives: April 2014

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Our chicken coop is very old. My great grandparents used it. My grandparents used it. And now we’re using it. While the interior has changed to suit the needs of our flock the outside has remained pretty much the same. … Continue reading

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Old Timey Tuesday: The what goes around comes around edition

This photograph was taken at some point in the early 1980s at a magical place from my childhood – Pymatuning Deer Park. My maternal grandparents used to take us every year and I have a slew of memories from those … Continue reading

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Here comes Peter Cottontail. Hoppin’ down the bunny trail….

I am a huge sucker for family traditions. They are like my favorite thing in the world. There is something so comforting about the little things we do each year to celebrate holidays. I blame this on my grandpa. He … Continue reading

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Old Timey Tuesday: Apartment No. 5

I love our house. I love our property and the out buildings and the memories I have from my childhood. I love all the potential this old farm has. I just love living at this place. And while I’m sure … Continue reading

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It’s not all spareribs and cheesy, meaty breakfast sandwiches over here folks!

As you’ve likely noticed, I post about meat and share meat recipes pretty often here on the blog. We are most certainly carnivores (well, omnivores really) but in reality, we actually don’t eat a ton of meat at Barton Farms … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday!

Saturday I attended the Countryside Conservancy Birthday Bash and worked my day job. When I got home I had grand plans of county fair style lemon shake-ups, sweat pants, and some serious lounging. Mike had other plans. His idea of … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Countryside Conservancy!

Saturday I had to work at my day job so I couldn’t attend the Haymaker Farmers’ Market in Kent (womp. womp). However, I totally lucked out and just a few blocks from work the Countryside Conservancy had partnered with the … Continue reading

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