Exams are over, finally, yay! Paul & I celebrated by going on a mini holiday, just a quick getaway for a couple of days. Read the rest of this entry »
This is on hold (obviously! lol) while I’m at uni … no time to update. Will try to get back into updating over the summer break.
It has been busy the past week, a bit of a rollercoaster with ups and downs. Read the rest of this entry »
Thanks to the wonderful summer weather we have had a glut of veges lately. I have been busy preserving & freezing various things, it’s really satisfying. With some of the things it probably doesn’t save any money, but I enjoy doing it & it also means I know exactly what has gone into it! Read the rest of this entry »
Yesterday I was talking to a friend about buying free range chicken, she said she usually chops it in half and roasts it, so was surprised to hear what we do. Read the rest of this entry »
We have been watching The Good Life tv series lately, just finished with season 2. Thanks to Sarah for gifting me the DVDs I love it, they remind me a lot of us – however Tom & Barbara are probably a lot nicer than we are lol – in their quest for self-sufficiency. I love Margo, she cracks me up with her comments and the fact that she hardly ever cracks a smile!
The weather here has been wet & humid, we seem to have our own little mini-climate because the lawns are nowhere near as dry as Palmerston North or the Wairarapa, we’ve had much more rain than them. Sadly it’s the perfect weather for weeds to grow, but I finally got out in the garden today & got rid of them. Read the rest of this entry »
Four weeks ago one of our ex-battery hens got broody, quite unusual for a hyline hen as they have it bred out of them so they lay more eggs, but we decided to put some eggs under her and see what happens. Read the rest of this entry »
There’s been some funny things happening with the animals lately. Read the rest of this entry »
Paul’s sis Sarah came and stayed with us recently, was awesome to have her come visit for the first time. She took a bunch of cool photos, some under the cut
We have a new – unexpected – addition to the family. Our sheep are looking quite fat at the moment, Eve in particular was quite big. It didn’t occur to us that she might be pregnant, so we got a shock today when suddenly there was wee lamb in the paddock as well!
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