Monthly Archives: October 2012

You’re gonna want one of these fajita makers

We call this the mexican wok and it makes the best fajitas. Thanks, to our friend John, for showing us this new toy.  This is a repurposed plow disc, pretty cool, huh? Advertisements

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Friends, Family, Fun

We had a lot of fun this weekend and put in some long hours and hard work.  I have to send a shout out to John & Nancy Youens, Shawn & Kay Hesketh and Traci & Paul Watts (My sis … Continue reading

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We have surprise visitors

We had a wonderful surprise today. John and Nancy Youen and Shawn and Kay Hesketh came out to help work AND they brought fajitas, brownies, music and some of the best microbrewery beers. It’s a party! We are celebrating Shawn’s … Continue reading

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What are sisters for?

My sister Traci took all the stickers off the windows and that wasn’t an easy job because they had been stuck on there for months, soaking up the Texas sun. Thank gawd for sisterly love.

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Homesteading and The Good Life

http://youtu.be/Czr3iJBY4z0 Have you dreamed of being more self-sufficient? Have you dreamed of building your own homestead?  Me too, lots of us city dwellers look at small town or country life dwelling and consider it “the good life”.  Two people who … Continue reading

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From the garden

These are gotcha peppers and pablano peppers from my friends garden. YUMMY, fresh veggies . Thank you Jena Rice!

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Do you know what a “farmers sink” looks like?

I had two things on my “must have” list for our little cottage. One of them was a white apron front farmers sink. Turns out they are really expensive, about $1000. Any of you who know me well knows that … Continue reading

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