A long time ago… in a place far far away… THE GREATHITES That is how all great stories start, right? In this case, it is not all that epic, but still at least mostly true. Almost 20 years ago now, we bought our house in New York and started our adventures in homesteading. About 3Continue reading “Starting Over … Again?”
Our First attempt at making cheese was not a success. But we tried again, this time with regular cows milk, just to make sure we COULD actually make cheese. As promised, here is the recipe we used. https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/254478/homemade-mozzarella-cheese/
We tried making goat’s milk cheese for the first time, and it worked out pretty well. This was a lot of fun and really tasted pretty good. I tried to keep it as simple as possible this time because we just wanted to make sure it would work. Next time we’ll try some different things,Continue reading “Making Goat’s Milk Cheese”
I have put together a few videos and a few other things to show you what we have been up to since Christmas.
We were told that the penny metal composition changed in 1981 so the penny’s we needed to use needed to be older than 1981.
So we saw a video on the internet that showed pennies in hot water, dyeing the water blue.
In this video I go on a little bit of a rant about parenting advice. I don’t actually give any parenting advice, other than to stop listening to all that parenting advice.
If you have been reading this blog for some time you know I am a real sucker for history. I really get into it, when I start learning about a time period I find myself sucking up as much knowledge from as many sources as I can.
Just in time for all those long car trips, and hours spent with family I bring you a short reading list for the young adult in your life, that is not riddled with “young adult” books but should still be incorporate for the slightly younger set.
Three short stories are are long enough to challenge a young reader while not totally overwhelming them.