Monday, March 30, 2015

What Is the Most Common Phrase on Your Homestead?

We are busy all day long every day on our ranch.  Rancher Roy and I talk to each other and work with each other a lot.  He is so wonderful and I do so enjoy being with him as we tend to the stock and garden chores each day.  

The most common phrase I say each day is

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Pink Eggs

I have an Ameraucana that lays pink eggs.  Yes, you read that correctly, pink eggs.  They are such a rich pink color, just beautiful.  I have tried and tried to get a good picture of the color with no luck.  That pretty pink just does not come through the camera.

The pink eggs are in the middle.

Pickled Pineapple

What?  Pickled pineapple?  Cucumbers are pickled, not pineapple.

That is what I thought, "pickled pineapple... ewww."

But since I have all this pineapple, I thought, "why not?

Saturday, March 28, 2015

New Baby Chicks

Saltbush Flats had a successful hatch of 16 little sweetheart Easter Egger chicks March 26.  They are the cutest little things.  I could cuddle with them and

Pineapple - No Part Goes to Waste

Every part of the pineapple has a purpose on this ranch.  Rancher Roy and I are not the only ones here that absolutely love pineapple.  The cattle, chickens, and ducks gobble down whatever pineapple they can get.

There are many uses for the delicious tender fruit as we have shown, but what do we do with the rinds, tops, and cores?

Friday, March 27, 2015

Pineapple Salsa


Oh my!  This is the most wonderful salsa.  It is the perfect combination of sweet and heat.  You really must try this..... now!

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Home Canned Pineapple

Home canned pineapple is delicious .  Its tastes is far superior to the commercial canned stuff.  I prefer putting up my own canned fruits

How to Clean and Cut Fresh Pineapple

Cleaning and cutting a fresh pineapple is quick and easy.  Just follow these simple instructions.

1.  Using a carving knife, cut off top and bottom.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Pineapple - The World's Most Delicious Food

Yum!  I love pineapple.
fresh cut pineapple, pineapple pie, pineapple sherbet, pineapple milkshake, smoked pineapple, candied pineapple, dried pineapple, pineapple syrup, glazed pineapple, pineapple upside down cake,

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Ranch Horse

Well, we finally did it.  We got our first ranch horse.  Rancher Roy has been wanting a horse since we established Saltbush Flats.  We brought home our handsome fellow and fell in love with him immediately.  He is so sweet

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Incubating Eggs

It is that time of year again to hatch little chicks and ducklings.  

Today I filled one incubator with chicken eggs and the other with duck eggs.  

It takes 21 days for these little baby Easter Egger chicks to develop in the shell.  Today is Wednesday, March 4.  These little chicks should hatch about Wednesday, March 25.

Update:  16 beautiful baby chicks!