Monthly Archives: January 2008

Cooking Kids

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Hope CookingIn addition to setting the table, clearing and doing the dishes while I read in the evening our kids also often cook something scrumptious with me. At least that is how it starts. They soon graduate to wanting to … Continue reading

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Pile O’ Palletted Pigs

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Pile of Pigs in North HerdPigs are not early risers. A few might get up for a sunrise snack but it is very common for the majority of the herd to sleep in until mid-morning. These finishers in the north … Continue reading

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Fire!

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The Tiny Cottage’s First Fire“Fire!” Yelled Holly with glee! Finally we had heat in our tiny cottage. Two weeks ago to be exact since the lighting of our first wood fire. Ben promptly wanted to cook pancakes. It’s been a … Continue reading

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Iced!

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Iced Birch TreeNo, not global warming. We just got an ice storm. In fact, it is on the tenth anniversary of the 1998 ice storm that destroyed so much of our forest and put the lights out in Quebec. We … Continue reading

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