When someone special gives you a very special gift, a cherished item, glimpse of knowledge or in this case a very special recipe, the recipient does what they can to preserve it. This special recipe was given to my husbands mother years ago from a lady they went to church with. Written out on two … Continue reading Fresh Coconut Cake
Now, please don’t quit readin’ just because you THINK you know you don’t like them. Give them a chance to shine! All they need is some serious flavor to make them go from hum to yum! Here is my recipe for Roasted Brussel Sprouts. This yumminess is very simple to prepare and once you do … Continue reading My Recipe for Roasted Brussels Sprouts
My dear husband. He eats my cookin’. Usually, it falls in a range of get-by-able to good to yummy. Once in a blue moon it is exceptional and a times it is honestly horrible. Thankful he doesn’t remind me of the horribles. But he talks about the yummies :) This makes me glad as I … Continue reading Creamy Potato Soup Recipe
Standard bred poultry are man’s creations. Icelandics are God’s creations. Icelandic ancestors were gathered by the Vikings, brought to Iceland and then allowed to be what God intended; free-ranging, diverse, unique, beautiful. Man is never satisfied with what God has done. He feels the need to try to improve on it, to strive for the … Continue reading Icelandic Chickens – Historical Quote
Ohhhh, the makings of a perfectly ooey gooey melted grilled cheese sandwich just melts my taste buds as carbs wrap carbs into simple foodie wonderfulness! I have been a long time lover of the classic grilled cheese sandwich. It wasn’t until I became a stay at home Mom and eating lunch at home become a … Continue reading The Makings of a Perfect Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Yeah!!!! Our 3rd calf is here! Its mother, Mandy, one of our beloved “reds,” calved yesterday as the sun was setting. It is a lighter faced calf and we are excited again to receive another one of God’s blessings on our little farm! So, without further ado, here are pictures of the precious one. PS … Continue reading Our 3rd Calf!!!
Recently I had the opportunity to visit other homes of families who homeschool on a house tour, seeing glimpses into how each interpreted and implemented various methods of homeschooling. The first home we visited utilized the methods of Charlotte Mason. The main floor of their home sits high among the trees and when looking out most windows, you can … Continue reading Learning from Others
WOW! We just got to experience the birth of our second calf! Mitchell found Annie in labor at 1:45 and about 2:20, our second calf was born. Dulcie was nearby in the experience, too. This calf features a darker coloring over all, to which we credit the mother and father’s darker coloring to that. He is … Continue reading Our 2nd Calf
Well, I was able to get back down after hubbie had checked on the calf again and got some more pics. The calf was playful and content, staying with Momma. The calf is beautiful!!!
Here at Pleasant Grove Farms, we are *****SOOOOO***** very excited to share with you pictures of our first calf born here on the farm this morning!!!! Dulcie is being a wonderful mother, nurturing it, cleaning it, help it to stand. Nature is so beautiful! This calf is so precious! Enjoy the pics!