Red Dirt Farm

Ramblings and Photos from a Country Life

These seed packets jumped into my shopping cart the other day.  I’ve been reading the seed catalogs and dreaming about what I will plant in the garden this year.  Ah spring, I’m looking forward to welcoming you. Right now, though, it is very cold out and we are under a blanket of snow.  Our pipes …

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We had just come in from working out in the yard.  I started making dinner, mixed myself an evening cocktail grabbed a handful of nuts and sat down to relax for a minute.  I looked out the window and saw the shepherds hook go crashing to the ground. I jumped up screamed BEAR! I can’t …

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Sunrise at Coral Cottage this morning. Driving down the road the other morning, I spotted a pheasant.  Screech.  I slammed on my brakes put it in reverse, pulled out the old point and shoot, snap and happy was I. What is the big deal?  Around here, we don’t see pheasants walking around willy nilly;  so …

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First obstacle is making it through the never-ending winter. Trying to find beauty in everyday objects. The fur babies are feeling very challenged by all the winter weather and they are keeping an eye on the calendar for spring to arrive.  I’m pretty sure it is just around the corner.  The snow is quickly melting …

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Weekends have taken on a new meaning for me. Switzerland arrives on Sundays with food for the soul. Somebody got into the pound cake before their dinner.  I’m not naming any names, but that isn’t my hand – just sayin’. I had mine with my morning coffee – awesome. Apple cake – I’ll have that …

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A few simple weekend pleasures here at Coral Cottage. Making homemade granola, recipe from Staci over at Life at Cobble Hill Farm  reading her farm blog and recipes are like taking a trip to the farm.  It makes me happy.  She has a nice recipe blog too. Recipe Here. Watching a Titmouse T Collecting dried …

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