Monthly Archives: October 2009

DIY Kangaroo Costume

This costume was so easy to make.  I have a brown velour jump suit that my brothers affectionately call my “poop suit.”  Needless to say, I no longer wear the poop suit on regular occasions.  For the costume, I wore … Continue reading


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I’m Vaccinated!

There’s been a lot of chatter out there in the blogosphere, on Twitter and on Facebook about the H1N1 vaccine.  Most of the chatter I’ve heard from everyday citizens is against vaccination, and I understand their hesitance to get a new … Continue reading


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Autumn Relish

I have yet to find an apple pie filling recipe that I really like, so I’m sharing this recipe instead.  I tried a recipe from Hobby Farms, but it was too much glop and not enough apple for my taste.  I’m … Continue reading


Filed under Food, Living from Scratch, Local Agriculture, Recipes, Sustainable Living

Fall on the Farm

Sunday Stroll The pond and covered bridge Waterfall My parents’ house Annabelle and baby Isabelle My dad with the Percheron team Duke, always smiling A neighbor/friend’s barn To see who else is strolling today, visit the Quiet Country House.


Filed under Local Agriculture, Outside

Decisions, Decisions…

These last few years, I’ve gotten comfortable.  I know the environmental impacts of the ways I choose to live my life, and for the most part I think I make eco-friendly decisions.  All of those little changes have become routine, … Continue reading


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