Articles from DobieLover

I chose to place my coop alongside our wooded area about 40 feet from our back deck door. This location is sheltered from the harsh winds and remains shady for most of the day. I found a great basic coop plan by TheCreativeMom I liked the look of the coop but made several modifications: I placed my floor joists 24" on center vs 48". I did not use pocket holes for the 2x2s on the walls but piloted and toe screwed them in place. I increased the wall heights 2 inches and covered the gaps in...
I make a frittata every Sunday night so I have a fast healthy breakfast I can eat before dashing off to work. You can make a frittata out pretty much any vegetables you have on hand and is a great use for all those fresh eggs! Here is a quick recipe that I made last Sunday: 1 lb ground pork butt (could also substitute mild sausage with casings removed) 1 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp nutmeg fresh ground salt and pepper to taste 1 lb peeled and shredded sweet potato 1 large chopped sweet onion 1/2...
Another homemade recipe that I throw together regularly. I love eating whole healthy food but don't have time to cook every day. Crock pot to the rescue! Ingredients 1 large smoked turkey leg 4-6 stalks celery, coarsely chopped with leaves 1 large onion (any kind), coarsely chopped 4-6 peeled, chopped carrots 1-1.5 pounds peeled, diced sweet potato 1 pound Brussels sprouts, trimmed and cut in half 8 oz bag sliced radishes 4 oz container sliced cremini or white mushrooms 28 oz can crushed...
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