Monthly Archives: February 2012

Growing herbs

Here's a summer photo of one of our mixed herb beds with broccoli and wild petunias for neighbors.  We grow several types of basil,...

After seven years, I’m getting kitchen cabinets

There have always been higher priorities here than new kitchen cabinets, and Will wanted to hand-make ours. But time seems to fly by and...

Will is starting to clear pasture on our new forty acres

Old Yeller's working again. Because we have so little snow on the ground, Will has begun to clear the more open section of the...

Q and A: Pinto beans, storing pasta, and home insurance while...

Pinto beans I am interested in purchasing a brand of pinto beans called Navaho Pinto Beans. Are you familiar with this variety, and where I...

Q and A: Using a pressure canner for cooking and Canning...

Using a pressure canner for cooking I saw Dave at the Mesquite convention center this morning. He suggested I email you my question. Your canning...