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Archive for August, 2009

Photo of the Month – Flowers

August 31st, 2009 by Heidi

I really enjoyed the photo competition over at Wine on the Keyboard last month and not just because I won! :)


Helter Shelter

August 30th, 2009 by Steve

As fall approaches we have turned our thoughts to temporary sheep housing.


You Capture – Food

August 27th, 2009 by Heidi

I found this blog a while back and have been meaning to take part in the weekly ‘You Capture’ and just not quite managed it. Today I saw the post and thought ‘Food’ it’s a bit last minute but surely I can manage something. Plus I had no idea what to blog about!



August 26th, 2009 by Heidi

So I took the dogs out this evening with my camera to see if I could find some photo opportunities for a Wordless Wednesday post. I even invited Steve along.


Mostly Heritage Tomatoes

August 25th, 2009 by Heidi

As I might have mentioned before I got a little carried away ordering tomato seeds this year. Well to be fair I did cut it down as far as I possibly could, but it was still 12 varieties that made the ‘short’ list.


New tradition

August 23rd, 2009 by Heidi

We decided to start a new tradition, celebrating our birthdays jointly half way between the two. One reason for this is that in May and November there really isn’t much produce around here to be feeding people, but also because at this time of year we need to consider the space in the freezer and need some help getting stuff used up.


Registering Sheep!

August 19th, 2009 by Heidi

I need to get this years lambs registered and this means that I have to figure out the correct terms that apply for their colours and markings. This post is something of a ‘working out loud’ crossed with ‘asking for help’!


Blood from a stone!

August 18th, 2009 by Heidi

It has been a very busy day, and for a change mostly not on the farm!


A weekend’s work

August 16th, 2009 by Heidi

It has been a very busy but rather productive weekend. Although yesterday we did take the afternoon off and enjoyed a very impressive BBQ with my cousins. It was a glorious summer afternoon, and I can’t imagine a better way to have spent it than with good company, good food and of course a little cider!


Homesteading for Health!

August 14th, 2009 by Heidi

I had a bad experience with our last doctor (read: he was an insensitive jerk) and as a result would not go back to see him. Fortunately we moved house and far enough across town that it warranted finding a new doctor. I promise we didn’t just move because I hated the GP!


Wordless Wednesday ~ Trees

August 12th, 2009 by Heidi

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Is it me?

August 10th, 2009 by Heidi

Apologies for the ranting nature of this post but I am frustrated and it is very hot today!