Monthly Archives: April 2012

Recipe Saturday on Monday

No I didn’t forget.  I had the pics ready and everything.  Honest.  It was just a nutso day.  I had a 6 tier wedding cake to deliver and put final touches on…also 4 extra cakes, each a different flavor..carrot with pecan … Continue reading

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A Happy Ending

In reference to a post from Feb. 10, “Ranting is so easy“, I was…well, ranting about the absurdity of the Department of Labor’s efforts to regulate…yes, yet another regulation…who, when, where, how old, how long a farm kid can actively … Continue reading

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And the winner is….

    Fancy Nancy…she got it in 2!!!  First answer was a “cistren pump” then corrected it to “cistern or well hand pump”…right on both answers.  Now, Miz FN must  tell me how she came up with that?!! Daughter-in-law gave me … Continue reading

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Excuse me, your bias is showing. Dissecting an Animal Rights video.

Originally posted on The Adventures of Dairy Carrie… I think I Need a Drink!:
I recently had someone send me a message on the DairyCarrie Facebook page. In her message she included a link to a disturbing video made by…

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Name that Thing!

In a hurry!  Cakes are awaiting me BUT: The first person (family members are disqualified for a reason! 🙂 ) to correctly and specifically identify the item  in the above photo gets a jar of jam, blackberry as that’s all I have in the … Continue reading

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All things new

    I can now scratch off two items from my I Want List! No, BB didn’t finally come through with the Baby Grand and I still haven’t my childhood dream come true with a beautiful little playhouse. BUT.  I … Continue reading

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The Story of the Ten Horsemen Soon to be Eleven

I’ve had questions about the headers on this blog.  Mostly, people think they’re real cowboys up there on our hill.  You wouldn’t believe how many folks drive in here, nearly having a wreck because they’re trying to figure out what’s … Continue reading

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Sunday…a day of rest?

Well, somebody said that once…can’t remember who but I’m not sure it’s really true.  In a sense it is.  But in my life, hardly.  Sundays, since marriage, have been busy busy days!  Cattle to feed, kids to get ready for church, … Continue reading

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Recipe Saturday!

Here’s a Golden Oldie…had it for decades!!  This is a recipe that is great for church dinners or reunions or a day when comfort food is in order.  My mother gave me this waaaaay back in the ’70s and my boys … Continue reading

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Millican Pecan and Martha Stewart

This pecan orchard is close to my hometown. Although I haven’t met the owners face to face, I know them by reputation and also through a family member who’s known the Millicans for years. And I drove by their shop … Continue reading

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