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Why I Dove In With Oils

I'm going to get straight to it. I made a list of stuff I wanted to get done this winter now that there's not as much to dos outside in the gardens and such.  On top of the list, for the second year in a row - sewing. Well, guess what.  I don't like sewing… Continue reading Why I Dove In With Oils

chickens, farmhouse, food, Uncategorized

Raising Baby Chicks – The first Two Weeks

I've lived in rural Missouri my whole life, but I've never raised or cared for an animal other than my beloved grumpy cat doppelgänger Poopsie who disappeared or spontaneously combusted or was abducted by the neighbor in 2016. So needless to say I have no idea what I'm doing - but hey, I've managed to… Continue reading Raising Baby Chicks – The first Two Weeks

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Peanut Butter Oreo Crust No Bake Reeces Cheesecake

AKA Anniversary Cheesecake.  Before we had kids, I made huge, Paula Deen-esque meals with over the top desserts like this all the time.  We never ate anything fresh.   I don't bake as much as I used to, but when I do.... ...it's legendary. Like this no-bake Reeces Cheesecake. Seriously.  It's as good as it looks.  And it took fifteen minutes to… Continue reading Peanut Butter Oreo Crust No Bake Reeces Cheesecake