Recentering

Recentering

It’s a rough day today. I won’t lie. I’ve got one more “in house” thing to do (other than this blog) and then I’m going outside. Partially because the yard needs to be mowed, but really, because usually in the afternoons the horses...
Easy Crock Pot Chicken (Stable Food)

Easy Crock Pot Chicken (Stable Food)

This minimal prep, use what you have in the cupboard kind of dish is my staple, especially this time of year when I can serve it with fresh green beans out of the garden or a big batch of mashed potatoes. It’s also great because once weekend I found a bottle of...

Easy Crock pot Chicken

Print Recipe Easy Crock pot Chicken Course Main Dish Cuisine American Keyword barbecue Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 4 hours Servings people Ingredients 2 chicken hindquarters1 bottle bbq saucesalt and pepper to tastegeneral chicken seasoning Course Main Dish Cuisine...

SuperDuck On A Leash

Every morning I take SuperDuck out to his daytime pen. Then, because there isn’t any shelter in it, I bring him in at night. (There’s a tree for shade and a tarp in case it starts to rain, but he’s a duck.) Most of the time he’s good with this;...
A World of Surprises #IWSG

A World of Surprises #IWSG

My fantasy series originally began over a decade ago with an alt-history YA book. Except I’ve never felt comfortable writing YA and when the book is set right before the civil war I wanted to deal with certain issues. Not happy with the book, I sought feedback,...
Garden Goodness For Parrots

Garden Goodness For Parrots

It’s been a bit since I talked about Braynon, my pionus parrot, in the wake of Buddy’s passing. Braynon is doing well, as talkative and as feisty as ever. With the garden producing enough for the people of the household, as well as some of the animals,...

How Do You Track Productivity (Writing Advice)

Now that I’m done with the Patreon only series on ARC Teams and reviews, I’m back to my weekly writing advice posts. My latest writing advice blog post over at my Patreon just went public, so I’m inviting you to hop on over and see it. Here’s a...
Horses & Creativity (Sunday Horses)

Horses & Creativity (Sunday Horses)

On my Patreon yesterday for my weekly mental health advocacy post, I talked about how my horses are good for my mental health. They’re my therapist, my physical therapy, and my gym membership all in one. I want to bring this work here to my main blog, as well,...
Stable Food: Zucchini Pancakes

Stable Food: Zucchini Pancakes

I harvested our very first zucchini from the garden this past week and while I was thinking of simply thinly slicing it and sauteing it in butter to go along with our center cut pork chops for dinner, I decided to experiment a little. I won’t lie. When I offered...

Zucchini Pancakes

Print Recipe Zucchini Pancakes This easy three ingredient side dish is a quick way to use up zucchini as well as introduce it to your family in a new way. Course Side Dish Cuisine American Keyword zucchini Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 15 minutes Servings people (2...

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