Red Dirt Farm

Ramblings and Photos from a Country Life

We lost a piece of our heart this week. Our sweet little senior rescue dog crossed over. Her name was Peanut, she now rests peacefully under the pear tree. Though she was part of our lives for only a short four years and just a speck of a dog her absence feels big and all-consuming. …

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Double-crossed by a fan dancer – from the movie gold diggers of 1937?  Not a particularly good movie in my opinion and I think this was the only funny line.  Somehow it tickles my fancy. I love old movies, I like to watch them early in the morning before the sun comes up.  It seems …

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Sometimes it is the simplest of things that make me have happy. Here is one of them.  Herbal steam tablets. So easy. You will need: 1 box of baking soda Essential oils: eucalyptus, rosemary and lavender a mini muffin tray and muffin papers Place the baking soda in a bowl, then add a little water …

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I’ve been waiting for my new year, one word mantra to come to me.  I was afraid I wasn’t going to receive it.  However, as I sat talking with my doctor last week, it hit me. Strength. Strong. 1. The state, property, or quality of being strong. 2. The power to resist attack; impregnability. 3. The power …

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My craft table view Wonder how this scary mess could turn into something productive? We had snow again, during the night.  Today is a good day to stay in and work on a few projects, including cleaning up this mess. Window view Cheerful – a bright red cardinal against the snow. See you later, Bye! …

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