Saturday, April 16, 2011

Life emerges again!

Can you correctly identify the pictures??

Although the weather can not decide if it is really Spring the plants have decided that it is time to wake up for the new year.  

Thought you might enjoy some pictures from our garden.

  More will be coming soon and our seedlings start to sprout.  So far we have already planted Peas, Potatoes, and Radishes.  What have you done to prepare your garden for the new year?

The Eggs are BACK!

Summer is on the way and our egg production shows the difference!  

Here is our Egg count for March:


Tuesday, April 12, 2011

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Food Storage Recipe #1

Chicken Tortellini Soup

1 cup Thrive Freeze Dried Chicken - Rehydrated
1/4 cup Thrive Celery
2 Tablespoons Thrive Onions
2 1/2 cups Water
8 cups Thrive Chicken Broth
1/2 teaspoon Celery Seed
1/2 teaspoon Basil
1/2 teaspoon Garlic Salt
1 teaspoon Salt
15 oz. Dried Tortellini

Bring the water and chicken broth to a boil.  Add spiced.  Add chicken.  Add celery and onions.  Return to a boil and then add tortellini.

Boil 10-12 minutes or until pasta is al dente.  Serve and enjoy!

I would eat this every night and never know that is it completely made from food storage.  Let me know what you and your family thinks!

Friday, April 8, 2011

A 3 Month Challenge

Have you ever wondered what it would really take to live off your food storage?  
Well my family is going to put it to the test.  We are going to live April-June without going to the grocery store.  I will be recording our meals.  What we haven't stored enough of and what we really didn't need to store.  I hope that this helps take the mystery out of food storage.  

So here are the details:

April-June -- No Grocery Shopping
The Family -- 2 adults
                       4 kids - 13, 10, 8, and 4 months
The Pets --  11 Chickens
                    3 Cats
                    2 Bunnies
Exceptions --  

  1. We will enjoy produce from our garden and from the farmers market because that will still be available even in an emergency situation
  2. We will also barter for items needed from things we can produce (eggs, etc.)
  3. We will also continue to have a budget for dining out for date nights.....those are really important!  :)

So here we go on this amazing adventure......I would love any comments or questions.