Monthly Archives: January 2012

Happy Kansas Day!

Kansas became the 34th state on January 29, 1861. Did you Know Our State… Motto: “Ad Astra per Aspera”, Latin for “To the Stars through Difficulties.” Tree: Eastern Cottonwood Bird: Western Meadowlark Animal: Bison Flower: Sunflower Grass: Little Bluestem Insect: … Continue reading

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Canning…

I can a lot of veggies during the summer, make pickles, sauerkraut, jams, and jellies.  But the foods I find most convenient to have preserved in a jar is meat and broth.  I constantly find myself starting to prepare dinner … Continue reading

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Learning a new skill…

I enjoy learning new skills, especially ones dealing with fiber.  I know how to do a little with spinning, weaving on a 4-harness loom, wet felting, knitting, crocheting, needle felting, dying fibers and now card weaving.  Card weaving or tablet … Continue reading

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Milk Update…

We are sold out of milk for today, January 20th.  Rose and Cinnamon will be giving us more milk tomorrow morning.  We do still have eggs today.   Thanks,  Christy

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Mild January Weather…

We have had so many nice days this January.  Where did winter go?  A day or two in the 30’s than right back into the 50’s and 60’s.  So we took advantage of the weather and spent an afternoon at … Continue reading

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Saag Paneer…

Now that you have your paneer made here is a recipe to use it in. Spinach Paneer, I have also heard it called Saag or Palak Paneer. I serve this with brown rice or freshly baked naan. It is quick and … Continue reading

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Indian Cuisine…

We had friends over for supper last night and I served Saag Paneer with Naan.  It was delicious and easy to prepare. Making everything from scratch takes a little more time, but is worth it. The extra time is needed to … Continue reading

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January Picnic…

The boys have been under the weather this week with bad colds, but the weather outside has not felt like January.  Sunny with a light south breeze and 65 degrees instead of the normal 30’s.  I have been drying all … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

I am looking forward to this coming year.  We have a lot of plans and ideas, so we will be keeping ourselves very busy.  To start off our new hens have begun laying so we have eggs.  I will be … Continue reading

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