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Month: November 2015

The Mice Will Play

The Mice Will Play

Have you ever heard the saying “when the cats away the mice will play”?  Well, my wonderful husband is off to hunting camp this weekend.  Jeff leaves tonight and will return on Sunday evening (in theory with venison for the freezer).  Well, any perfect housewife would use this time to deep clean the house, maybe wash all the linens, and clean the refrigerator.   Let’s all be honest here, I’m a wonderful wife…I just seem to lack the perfect housewife gene. …

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Wholesome Greens and Beans Soup

Wholesome Greens and Beans Soup

As I sit here making dinner for my family, I realized how blessed I truly am.  I am making greens and beans soup on this cold night.  I made the chicken broth from scratch and canned it.  I also grew a whopping crop of kale this summer that I canned for the coming winter months.  I am grateful that I have the time to do these things for my husband, not only adding love to our food but healthy nutrition…

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A Little History Story

A Little History Story

Welcome to Cacia Farms here in upstate New York.  It all started one day when I asked my husband if I could get a pet rabbit.  He said no of course, as at the time we already had 2 dogs and 3 cats. My husband and I grew up in families that hunted for most of the meat that we ate and knowing where our meals came from was important.  As a kid I was involved in 4-H.  One of…

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Welcome!

Welcome!

 Welcome to Cacia Farms!  We have a tiny plot in upstate NY where my border collie and I raise food for our family.  We have 3 dogs, 3 cats, 4 breeding rabbits and a horse (the horse is boarded off site so he has friends).  I love to raise my rabbits under the ever watchful eye of Gus our border collie.  Gus and I also enjoy watching T.V. and quilting.  We often visit Cherry Hill Training Center where Gus channels…

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