Saint Patrick In America, Saint Patrick’s day is celebrated with the wearing of green. But have you ever wondered why there is a St. Patrick’s day? Who is this guy, St. Patrick, and why is there a day named after him? St. Patrick wasn’t always a St., he was once a boy and was… Continue reading What Do You Really Know About St. Patrick’s Day?
Some poems I wrote a couple years ago... #1. Sing like the wind Sing, loud and strong Be like the wind that blows with a throng Sing, soft and low Be like the wind that sweeps the grasses so Sing, sing like thunder Be like the rain that beats with a blunder Sing, sing with… Continue reading 4 Poems ~ Farmgirl Original Work
I received 6 Khaki Campbell ducklings for my birthday last year and they have grown into full size adults. The hens have been laying so well. I get 3-4 eggs nearly everyday. Their eggs are best in baking. I made my best cake, cream puffs, and pudding when I used these duck eggs. Mmmm..mmm. So… Continue reading Hatching Kahki Campbell Ducklings
What do people read to get inspiration? If you are like me, you want to read something that fills you with a desire to write or do something great. As I have said many times, Fantasy is my go to. Surprisingly, I like and find reading non-fantasy inspires me to write fantasy. Lucy Maud Montgomery… Continue reading Finding Fantasy Inspiration
I have always admired fantasy worlds. They are worlds where bizarre things can happen, dream romances come true, and the creatures you have always wanted to meet are alive before your very eyes. That is what fantasy is to me. A dream come true. We all have a world we have always wanted to visit.… Continue reading Create A Fantasy World Map
Yes, I live in closet. A walk-in closet that is just big enough to fit a twin bed, a skinny dresser, and a wooden desk. But I am proud to say I love my little room and have made it beautiful even if it is small. I collect journals, pens, pencils, paint, paper, music, records,… Continue reading 1 Organizing Idea For Artists Who Live In A Closet
Spinning: The History and The Entire Craft of Spinning. Whirring sounds from a creaking wooden pedal fill the air. As a woman sits comfortably at an antique spinning wheel, her fingers work quickly over the wool strand that draws in as… Continue reading What Is Spinning Wool?
Cats vs. Dogs; Who’s the easiest of the two? Purr…….A quiet tabby cat stretches on the rug by your feet. It continues to purr softly then winds itself into a coil. Next, it is sleeping soundly. Your evening goes on without a sound. Then, an hour later you hear intense scratching, whining, and barking. Your… Continue reading Cats Vs. Dogs ~ Who’s The Easiest?
Ok so I am inexperienced. I have been writing on the same novel for nearly 4 years now. (it's so close to being done!) I have written several short stories and have them sitting in my room waiting to be edited so I can publish. I even have art for some of them. But what… Continue reading Creating Lovable Characters~ Tips From The Inexperienced Farmgirl
This paper is something I wrote for school a while back. I had the people who can't have store dairy in mind. Raw milk; A Fight for Independence Tall and warm, a fresh creamy glass of milk is set into the hands of a young child. Taking a large swallow from the cup,… Continue reading Fighting For Raw Milk
Delicious, no-knead bread loaf. You will need a Dutch oven or ceramic pot; it must have a lid Ingredients: 3 cups of flour 1 teaspoon of salt 1/4 teaspoon instant yeast 1-2 cups of water Mix together salt, flour, yeast, and water. Set in warm place and cover bowl for 12-18 hours. Preheat the oven… Continue reading Farmhouse Dutch Oven Crusty Bread Loaf Recipe