The introduction to this series is here, me rambling about sulphite use is here. I go into a basic (And probably boring to most) explanation of yeast, here. Oh, you know what they say about intentions. I had intended to … Continue Reading Hillbilly Wine-Making 101: Putting It Together
The introduction to this series is here, me rambling about sulphite use is here. Though it may seem like the simplest thing in the world, yeast for winemaking is a very complicated issue and it’s one that you should take … Continue Reading Hillbilly Winemaking 101: Yeast Basics
So, to take a break in the wine series, I’m going to update you on how the tea bag planting experiment went. We only got ONE teabag to encourage a sprout, but holy moly did it ever. I was reminded … Continue Reading Update on the teabag planting experiment.
I am sure I’m probably not going to make any friends with this rant, but the truth is, what you think you know about sulphites in wine is probably wrong. (Go ahead and gripe about the ph spelling. Bring cookies.) … Continue Reading The Truth About Sulphites
In the first Foxfire Book, the recipe for wine is a simple one: About a half bushel of Muscadine grapes, and just a massive amount of sugar. A couple of things to know about making wild wine from foraged fruit … Continue Reading Intro To Hillbilly Wine Making 101
Hi guys, it’s me again, Aidan. My mom told me that if I “like” pictures on Facebook and comment, Facebook thinks they are important and more people see them. So, I said I want to do that. If you see … Continue Reading We LIKE Helping strays find homes!
Them’s good eatin’.Some say. I don’t know, I had it once and it really just tasted like pork. Not chicken, that’s what everything else tastes like. I happen to think armadillos are some of the most adorable little guys out … Continue Reading Can We Talk Honestly About Armadillos?
I’d like to take a moment to talk to you all about a very important issue. I’d like to do this, first, by insulting your intelligence. Then, I’m going to call you a mean name. After I am done doing … Continue Reading A Very Important Issue
An earthworm is a big worm, similar to worms. They eat dirt, sort of. They eat the crap in soil. No, really, they eat crap in soil, decaying plant parts, they also eat nematodes, fungi and other things they find. … Continue Reading Earthworms
Most nights, I can hardly understand why the baby is being grouchy until I look at the clock to realize that it’s already going on about 10 pm. Holy crap, where did the day go? I have never been all … Continue Reading Time Management Has Always Been an Issue….
Hey, I am here about two ducks, one called Bill and D.P. I will show how frightened they are (shy or not) sooner or later. Another thing i would like to tell you is that…well my blogs always go on … Continue Reading About our ducks, and the chickens.
I try not to blog too much about parenthood on here, but as it is summer vacation for many in the US, many of the homesteader blogs and whatnot are going into this. And of course, there’s always my natural … Continue Reading On Being Unrealistic to Other Parents
I really did not mean to take THIS long in writing about the trip, I honestly did not. I have another post about what I’ve learned about long distance dog rescue, and the things I have learned about other aspects- … Continue Reading Trip Report: Dixon to Jerome
If you don’t know something, The info is BELOW. Not beside. This is a work in progress and I will work on it more later. The chickens LOVE the grubs and go insane. It’s funny. … Continue Reading Things I find in the dirt, larva and chicken treats from underground