JAIL Break – July 21

July adventures continue with another baking day, plenty of cooking, watching our cute little chicks hop around, and enjoying another Tuesday Night Gathering in the Barn. Oh, and a weirdly shaped radish makes an appearance. JAIL stands for Jennifer, Alfredo, Isabel and Lydia. A few years ago we were inspired to create a video series…

JAIL Break – July 5

Ready for Day 5 of our July Journey! We start with a morning at the College Square, celebrate Grandma’s 84th birthday, catch and release a cute lizard, spend some time working on our new house, and watch a deer wandering through our field. When the work’s all done, we have a spitting contest on the balcony…

JAIL Break – July 4

Ready for Day 4 of our July Journey! It’s Independence Day, there’s a wedding at the farm, and we read a bit from Lord of the Rings during an afternoon rain. Here it is: JAIL stands for Jennifer, Alfredo, Isabel and Lydia. A few years ago we were inspired to create a video series about real…

Harmony Central: Spring in our Steps

My mother taught me a springtime ritual that I have passed on to my girls, and I hope they pass it on to the next generation. As soon as the weather is warm enough, we go outside, take off our shoes and socks, and dig our toes into the fresh, spring grass. There’s something about…

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. It was very interesting to us that Happiness Hills Farm’s site has been viewed by so many people in so many different countries!  Come see us in person in 2015 – you’re most welcome. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway…

Happiness News – Foreign Food

Alfredo recently got a great deal on some locally grown lamb chops and shoulder roast, so we added it to the menu for the end of this week. We dry-rubbed it and slow-cooked it all day long in a big crock pot, and by the time we had smelled it all day we were more…