Cornbread and Milk

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Chicken Update

It’s been forever since I told you anything about our chickens. We still have them. Unbelievably we still have two…

directions for planting by the signs

Planting by the Signs

Before I started the Blind Pig and The Acorn I never knew much about planting by the signs. I had…


Best Way to Cook a Deer Ham

Even though we love to can the deer meat The Deer Hunter harvests, he always leaves a few hams whole…


Riddles 8

After reading my riddle posts from Sidney Saylor Farr’s book My “Appalachia – A Memoir” The Deer Hunter gifted me…


Joseph S. Hall and Swain County

Today’s guest post was written by Jim Casada. Photo from the Dot Weeks collection (Joseph Hall on far left) JOSEPH…


Starting the Garden Season

The Deer Hunter and I took advantage of the beautiful dry weather on Saturday and did some outside chores to…


79 Years Young

Granny and her first great grand baby Margaret¬† Granny is 79 years young today. As always, she’s made her own…