Browsing Tag

farrowing

  • 7TipsErin
    Farm Life

    7 Tips For Successful Farrowing

    Check out this detailed farrowing guide from my best friend and Day One Farrowing expert, Erin Brenneman. I’ve asked Erin to share with us the tools she uses to get brand new piglets off…

  • SummerCarbonara
    Food

    Carbonara Pasta & Sayonara Summer

    I loathe writing these words, but today is the “last day of summer” to me. The Iowa State Fair is my favorite event of the year, but it also ushers in the…

  • StrawberryShortcake
    Food

    Simple Strawberry Shortcake

    Some of the simplest desserts are my favorite, and most popular with you guys, too. Simple Strawberry Shortcake combines the richness of a super easy biscuit, the tart sweetness of summer strawberries and the…

  • Cookie1a
    Cookies, Dessert

    Blue Tin Butter Cookies

    These rich and tender cookies are simply made and easily eaten. They transport me to simpler times. I’d like to think (though my cooking contest recipes would disprove this idea) that basic recipes, prepared…

  • Homemade Play Dough
    Activity

    Homemade Play Dough

    Making homemade play dough is the easiest activity to do with kids. The dough cooks up in minutes, cools a bit and then can be customized with colors, glitter and different extracts…

  • wpid-20150208_112432_1.jpg
    Dessert, Snack

    Piglets & Easy Monster Bars

    There’s no doubt that a quick and easy bar recipes are tops on the list of my followers. Consistently, recipes like my sister’s Dutch Letter Bars make their way to the top of my ‘most loved’…

  • Cheesecake1
    Dessert

    Cherry Red Raspberry Cheesecake

    If you know me, I love a ‘fussy dessert’ that is relatively low maintenance. Cheesecake is THAT dessert in my book. Sure, are there a few steps involved in this creamy, delicious dessert? Yes. However, with…

  • Diamond2
    Food & Swine

    good girl diamond

    Much to our surprise and delight this morning upon early chores it was discovered that Diamond had pigged.  She is the York gilt we kept (a few litters back) out of our beloved…

  • Cinnamon 1
    Food & Swine

    puppy dogs

    I’ll have to admit to you all… I’m smitten with these little Duroc piglets.  Oh my goodness.  If they aren’t the cutest little pigs I’ve ever seen.  They are sweet as sugar…