Into the Autumn

Autumn is Upon Us At the farm Autumn means it’s time to start preparing for next spring. Well in a way that’s what it means. During the cold winter months when the ground is frozen very little can be done with the soil, the equipment is too cold to work on, and no planting can […]

Sunny Days

  Sunny Days are Meant for Dogs Sunny days are meant for me is what I wanted to say. Is there anything more wonderful this time of year? The air is thick and dry, just a little bit of running and you are ready for a nice cold drink of water and a cool piece […]

The Fox and the Grapes

We Have a New Visitor on the Farm My humans don’t think I know, but I can smell it. There is a new visitor to the farm. The kind that looks like one of my relatives got stuck together with one of those unpredictable hissing things they call a cat and made puppies. Humans call […]

About Rain and Mud Holes

About Rain and Mud Holes Remember what I mentioned about mud holes? I think maybe I forgot to wish that they were not so abundant. We certainly did get a crop of summer storms last week, and my extraordinary senses tell me we’re in for some more this week. I don’t know if they will […]

Marmalade Bread Pudding

  Marmalade Bread Pudding Marmalade Bread Pudding is shared with us by Izy Hossack of Top With Cinnamon. I’d like to say that I grew up spending my childhood summers baking with my Grandma in the countryside. I’d like to be able to recount the stories of picking wild strawberries for strawberry shortcake and learning to make […]

No Pie Dough Left Behind

Mini Jam Pies These little treats are a leftover pie dough creation. I’m sure you have had leftover pie dough – the stuff you cut off the edges when you fit it into a pie pan? Waste not one bit! Gather scraps of dough into a ball.  Press it together but don’t knead it like […]