We are getting cheesy

I did it! I made mozzarella! I have to admit, I failed miserably the first two times and ended up with a whole lot of ricotta. The third time, I got what tasted like mozzarella but was a texture of brie, I assumed it was because I did not stretch it or knead it enough.  Later,…

The garden is full of life

I start my day by doing all of my morning chores; feeding the chickens, dogs, cat and children, putting away dishes, packing/preparing lunches and doing whatever else is needed to get the day going. Once the chores are done, I take a few minutes in the garden as “me” time and observe and note changes…all…

Happy Easter

  Happy Easter! We follow the Orthodox calendar and celebrated today with family and friends. Our tradition is to dye our eggs using onion peels, bake sweet breads (Kulich) and other pastries and spend the day with our family!  We had a lovely dinner at my sisters house and the kids got to open a…