Month: May 2012

Fresh Grapefruit Crème Brûlée

Fresh Grapefruit Crème Brûlée

We are drowning in grapefruit at the farmhouse!  It is literally life-threatening to stand under that tree right now–you can hear them hitting the ground all day and all night.  So naturally, I’m trying to use them in as many ways as I can….the latest?  Creme brulee.  I am cuckoo […]

Citrus-Themed Memorial Day BBQ

Citrus-Themed Memorial Day BBQ

I’ll start off on a serious note….we are humbled by the men and women who serve and have served in this country’s armed forces, and are infinitely grateful to them for their sacrifices.  Our hearts go out to those that have lost their loved ones, or who are waiting and […]

Coop du Jour, Part Deux

Coop du Jour, Part Deux

What’s the coop du jour?  It’s the coop of the day. Sorry.  It doesn’t get old for me.  Twenty points to anyone who calls the movie that’s ripped from. Anyway, back to the chicken coop.  It is complete (ish)!  I’ve got a few more minor aesthetic adjustments to make, but […]

Free-ranging Ladybirds

Free-ranging Ladybirds

The chicks are a whole two months old now, and they have settled into their new routine like old professionals.  Man, do these girls go to town on the bugs and the weeds.  The back garden?  The one I refer to as the ‘Weed Garden’?  Not so much anymore.  I’m […]