Pioneer Woman at Heart

One Flourishing, Frugal and Fun Family!

One family learning to live off the land, cut back on expenses, and to live a simpler and a more self-sufficient lifestyle.

Adopted Motto

"Eat it up,
Wear it out,
Make it do,
Or go without."
~A Pioneer Sampler, by Barbara Greenwood~

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Chickens ~ Flower Gardens and what not.....

The ladies (chickens) are laying exhaustingly awesome right now.   I have 2 (not just 1) dozen in the fridge to boil in a week or so.  So excited to be blessed with so many eggs right now.

We are adding several perennials to the flower beds this spring.  I have had them in the garage until the snow and freeze was finished.  I know there may be a chance for frost, but with the 80°F days, and rain, I put them all outside.  

I don't have very many tulips, but they are blooming.  I'm planting more bulbs this fall. 

Look at the size of the dandelions!  I will be doing something before my husband mows again.

My husband was tickled pink to see I made strawberry crisp.  I need to rotate out some strawberries before strawberry season gets here.  The recipe is online with Belle of the Kitchen.  I use thawed frozen strawberries and adapted the recipe with organic ingredients.  I do have to bake it a bit longer using the thawed strawberries (more liquid from frozen).


Lisa K Thomasson Jung said...

I toi have lots of dandelions. Last year I made dandelions cream from a recipe online. Have a great week and say Hi to the girls.

Chasity said...

Thanks for the recipe, sounds delicious!

wyomingheart said...

Does it seem like the dandelion population is massive this year? That strawberry crisp looks awesome!... save me a bite !

Pioneer Woman at Heart said...

Thanks Lisa, yes we have loads of dandelions this spring. I typically make a bread. I've made jelly, but prefer the taste of wild violet better. Have a great week.

Pioneer Woman at Heart said...

Chasity, you are welcome

Pioneer Woman at Heart said...

wyomingheart, the crisp is very good.