If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feedYou may have noticed that I mentioned KimC had been incubating some chicken eggs for us. Well, not her personally, she’s far too busy for that. She was using an incubator. She and her kids were trying to hatch some eggs. Some from [...]
Look KimC, I’m writing a whole new post just for you! Black Bean Chili 2 lbs black beans Lots of hot water, or broth, or a combination 2 T Chili powder 1 t garlic powder 1 handful dried onion flakes (from Costco! these make the price of the membership worthwhile!) 2 t salt (adjust the [...]
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Miserly Moms is one of the GO TO books for learning to cut back and live on less. It’s been a favorite is mine for many years. Not too long ago I ordered it’s companion book Miserly Meals and have found fresh inspiration. Other books I’ve found to be fundamental in learning to be frugally creative, [...]
Do you know that chicken feeders and drinkers (you might call them waterers) cost roughly $40 at the feed stores? SHAMELESS.HI.WAY.ROBBERY! When we first got chickens I just bought the spendy drinker and the spendy feeder, not realizing there was another way. I know, you had a higher opinion of me than that, but I’m [...]
I haven’t been to the grocery lately. I’m so excited about our move that I haven’t even thought about it. Can’t remember what day I had thought I would go, but we’re starting to run really low on some things. The milk is gone. I haven’t made bread yet this week. Cheese is at a [...]
Remember when I made applesauce and canned it last January? Ooooooh! That was some mighty delicious applesauce. And pretty easy to make. Of course I complicated things by canning the results. (We ate all that applesauce up way before it would have spoiled w/o canning.) But still, it’s an easy and cheap way to get [...]
Have I mentioned that teen aged Cowboys eat like vultures? I have? Well, I’m sayin’ it again! My only tricks for keepin’ ‘em fed without breakin’ the bank are as follows. Feed ‘em beans. Homemade food is cheaper than store bought junk. Home baked bread is FAR cheaper and FAR more wholesome than any other [...]