The Peanuts Don't Measure Up

Anne KimballLife on the Funny FarmWow. I finally went ahead and took the peanuts in to get processed....more
wow, that's a huge differencemore

Gun Control and Prepare dness

Maybe the husband and I have been watching too much Fringe and doomsday preppers but after reading this blog I am looking at our Government a little differently. You know, I am from the great state of Texas and fully support the 2nd amendment  On the other hand, I’ve only held a gun once in my lifetime and don’t particularly make it a point to be near them....more

I Lost It. Yes, "It."

Anne KimballLife on the Funny FarmI've lost my homesteader virginity.Some might think I lost it when I got goats.Nah, that was just makin' out.Some would say I lost it when I got chickens and started getting eggs.Uh-uh. That would be more like 2nd base.But raising chickens for meat? Taking them to slaughter and then eating them?Yep. Lost my virginity.And while I'll admit I had a first-timer's jitters, it went just fine....more
@Denise  Yeah, it is kind of creepy.  Workin' hard on getting past that, b/c I find it even ...more

Farm Friday: Time to Say Goodbye...

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Celebrate Food Day In A Big Way

On Wednesday, supporters of healthy, affordable, and sustainable food across the United States will celebrate Food Day 2012. According to organizers, Food Day is a chance to celebrate what our food system does right, and take action to bring us closer to a food system with “real food” that is produced with care for the environment, animals, and the women and men who grow, harvest, and serve it. ...more


Anne KimballLife on the Funny FarmIf you follow along here, you'll have seen some pictures I posted on Wednesday.And you probably made an involuntary noise that sounded something likeawwwww or ohmygoshhowCUTE or fbrdywubitzbecause, come on now......more

Sprouting at home

 I know how often I have to kick down the name Anna when I am talking about my fun adventures, but can't help it, I learn a ton from her. Anna is such a great lady, mother, friend, and citizen to mother nature, so credit is given where due!!   ...more

Sustainable Seafood: Which Fish Should I Buy?

The locavore life is made easier at this time of year now that farmers markets, CSAs and home gardens are operating once again. And, the cost of fish is gradually becoming more comparable in price to meat and poultry products. But conscientious consumers find the waters murky when it comes to eating sustainable seafood. It pays off - both in the pocketbook and health-wise - to do some homework about how to buy sustainably harvested fish....more

Spring Has Arrived at CrossWind Farm!

Spring!  We are glad you have arrived.  On the Farm, spring brings an increase in work to be  done.  The Arabians' manes and tails are whipped by the wind all day long and need brushing and de-tangling.  Have you ever seen a beautiful Arabian mane full of "dreads"?  It is not pretty.  ...more