Look At The Big Picture (Writing Advice)

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 snippet: I’ve always thought about my equestrian lit as a nice hobby, something I do “on the side”. I write a...

Stable Food: Cole Slaw Dressing

It’s a cold and rainy Saturday here in the Ozarks, and I’m about to pop some pork ribs into the crock pot and I’m going to make some cole slaw to go along with them. I cheat. I buy a bag of tri-colored cole slaw at WalMart. If you want, you can buy a...

Cole Slaw Dressing

Print Recipe Cole Slaw Dressing When you buy cole slaw dressing in the store, it's expensive! Like why is it so much more than a bottle of salad dressing when it has many of the same ingredients? So I learned how to make my own. Servings on this are hard to tell,...

Critical Kitty Care On A Budget

The vet used the words “guarded prognosis” when she sent Mama Jewel and I hope with sub-cutaneous fluids and the order to force feed as much as possible. I honestly don’t think the vet expected her to live a week, let alone the nearly two weeks that...

Finding Your Rhythm (Writing Advice)

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 snippet: When you talk to a lot of authors about publishing successfully, their advice is usually write fast, publish often. But...
Sunday Horses, Muddy Horses

Sunday Horses, Muddy Horses

Those with white (or gray) horses know the struggle. You clean them up, brush them, and when they go out, they roll. Well my mostly white paint boy LOVES his mud. Loves it! Loves it! We’ve had pretty steady rain about every three days here, so yeah, let’s...

Stable Food: Hoppin’ John

This recipe came about because I wasn’t feeling well New Year’s Day and didn’t want to follow the recipe that I had printed off for this dish, which is supposed to bring you good luck. Enjoy! Print Recipe Blackeyed Peas (Hoppin' John) This New Year's...

Blackeyed Peas (Hoppin’ John)

Print Recipe Blackeyed Peas (Hoppin' John) This New Year's Day tradition is supposed to bring good luck. Course Side Dish Cuisine American Prep Time 2 hours Cook Time 1 1/2 hours Servings people Ingredients 1 bag blackeyed peas6 strips bacon (uncooked)1 large sweet...

Not The Way I Wanted To Introduce Cat Tales…

As I mentioned on Tuesday’s blog, I combined my Lizard Tuesdays and Bird Talk on one day to make room for the kitties. This week’s kitty care started with a bang. As in an emergency vet visit because I realized Mama Jewel (The mama kitty who showed up in...