Country as Cornbread

Cornbread.  My love of cornbread goes beyond my memory and is embedded in my very soul. I simply can not recall a time I did not adore it. When I was a child I preferred my cornbread with butter and ketchup. And I still, to this day, love cornbread, butter and ketchup.  I know, I…

Blueberries!

After YEARS of thinking about my future orchard, planning the rows, moving it in my mind a thousand times I finally ordered myself 20-something trees and bushes. Not expecting to harvest anything the first year I was pleasantly surprised when little blueberries started popping up all over my newly acquired bushes. Then, just last week…

Wicked Wednesday Walks

When I decided to start blogging one of the many pieces of advice I read was be sure and stay active. Since I don’t want to end up like my chickens with an extremely fluffy bottom, I’ve attempted to take this advice to heart. I used to be a runner. I ran about 40 minutes…

Crime Scene

When I began my blogging adventure I made a vow to keep things happy, fun and short. However. However there was a crime committed in Maydelle this week. Actually a string of crimes. There was a break-in…. A kidnapping…. A murder….. And an attempted murder. Which led to me playing Turkey doctor. Addie was the…

Puttin’ up Peaches

I came up with this great get-rich-slow idea a few years ago. I’d make and sell jellies, jams and mixes. The only problem was I’d never made any jellies, jams and mixes. So I figured I could learn, how hard could it be? All I really knew about the whole process was what I observed…

Corn, Corn, Corn…

Remember the movie ‘Secondhand Lions’? I love that movie and one of my favorite parts is when Robert Duvall discovers the lovely garden he worked so hard to make produce a plethora of vegetables….well, it is nothing but corn. “Corn, corn, corn nothing but corn” his character groans. Thankfully all my seeds germinated and burst…