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Snowy Weather and Making Bread

Snowy Weather and Making Bread

Well, the snow has finally gone. Practically the whole of the country was blanketed with snow for well over a week. Some places for even longer. Thankfully, here in Cornwall we had snowy weather for the perfect amount of time …. precisely three days! Enough […]

Eight Grain Bread Recipe.

Eight Grain Bread Recipe.

So, did you have a go at making the crusty white loaf? You can find the recipe for it HERE. As you will probably guessed, baking bread is one of my absolute favourite things to do. It always amazes me that if you put flour, […]

Crusty White Loaf Recipe.

Crusty White Loaf Recipe.

So, did you have a go at making the Eight Grain Bread? You can find the recipe over on the recipe page or you can just click HERE and it will take you straight there. If you did and have now got the bread-making bug, […]

Home Made Dog Treats

Home Made Dog Treats

As you have probably guessed by now, we have a lot of animals. You’ve already seen the chickens, the ducks and the llamas but we do also have several cats and three dogs too. As an animal owner, I always try to make sure that […]

Lets talk About Chickens

Lets talk About Chickens

We have been keeping chickens on and off for the last 10 years. Our first lot of chickens were rescued from a neighbour who, sadly, couldn’t look after them anymore. They were the most rag-tag bunch of chickens you have ever seen but they were […]

My First Attempt At Taking Flat Lay Photographs.

My First Attempt At Taking Flat Lay Photographs.

In recent weeks, I have noticed that some of the photographs I have been taking have been a little bit lacklustre. Mostly, I blame the weather. It’s hard to take cheery, bright, inspirational photographs when you’re ankle deep in mud and it hasn’t stopped raining […]

The Best Chocolate Brownies Ever.

The Best Chocolate Brownies Ever.

So, here is another delicious tea-time treat. Actually, they’re an anytime treat because they’re WAY too good to restrict them just to tea-time! They are absolutely delicious. Fudgy and gooey on the inside with a chewy edge, they are just so good. Once you have […]

Building A New House For Our Llamas

Building A New House For Our Llamas

We have had llamas now for almost 14 years and I absolutely love them. They are beautiful animals. Even though they get bad press because of their habit of spitting. In spite of being caught in the crossfire of two grumpy, spitting llamas many times […]

Puy Lentil and Spinach Soup

Puy Lentil and Spinach Soup

This week, here in not-so-sunny Cornwall, the weather has been hideous. It’s hardly stopped raining. In fact, it’s hardly stopped raining since November and I seem to spend an awful lot of my time these days ankle deep in mud! Although I loathe wet, gloomy […]

Let’s Talk About Ducks.

Let’s Talk About Ducks.

Last year, while lugging trays of seedlings from the poly tunnel to the raised beds, we heard a loud, persistent cheeping. After a frantic 10 minute hunt in the long grass, we found a lonely, sad looking little duckling frantically looking for it’s mum. So, […]