How To Shell and Crack A Pecan

How To Shell and Crack A Pecan

The other day I sat down and shelled 2 cups of pecans. These pecans are local to me in Southeastern Oklahoma, if you remember I talked about buying these in my recent post about our first Fall in Oklahoma. I bought these pecans off of a woman on Facebook Marketplace.  She wanted to meet me [...]

3 Gallon Crock by Eagle Pottery in Benton Arkansas – Consignment Shop Finds in Oklahoma

3 Gallon Crock by Eagle Pottery in Benton Arkansas – Consignment Shop Finds in Oklahoma

I was in my local Quality Consignment Shop, Treasure Trunk, here in McAlester, Oklahoma this week and I found the most wonderful thing.  I found an old crock with it's matching lid. It is written on the bottom to be rare and to have been made by Eagle Pottery which originates in Benton, Arkansas.  This [...]

Transition From Fall to Christmas For Free! With Live Greenery, Nature, Nuts, Items from Your Own Front Yard

Transition From Fall to Christmas For Free! With Live Greenery, Nature, Nuts, Items from Your Own Front Yard

I have been seeing a lot of chatter on Instagram about this topic.  People are really planting their flags on whether they are decorating before or after Thanksgiving this year.  Like I have said before, I have decorated before Thanksgiving for the last five years.  And then I said nope. Im not doing it this [...]

Mature Flock of Chickens Meet 2 Month Old Chicks for the First Time – Video Included

Mature Flock of Chickens Meet 2 Month Old Chicks for the First Time – Video Included

The weekend after we let our chicks out of the coop for the first time we were forecasted to have about 3 days of lows at night ranging between 19 and 32 degrees Fahrenheit. Our mature chickens had been sleeping in an outside chicken coop day and night.  The coop was closed in on 2 [...]

2 Month Old Chicks Are Let Outside For the First Time – Meyer Hatchery Rare Breed Birds – Video Included

2 Month Old Chicks Are Let Outside For the First Time – Meyer Hatchery Rare Breed Birds – Video Included

On November 9th we let our Rare Breed Chicks from Meyer Hatchery explore outside of their coop for the first time.  The birds were exactly 2 months old and they seemed totally ready for their Maiden Voyage.   They have been inside their coop with complete ventilation and room for a heat lamp almost their [...]