This post is sponsored by Nuffnang and Dairy Farmers Thick & Creamy Yoghurt. All four kids tumble into the house, plonk themselves down at the kitchen bench and look ravenously […]
It’s cold and wet outside, a perfect environment for our Rhubarb to grow like crazy, and a perfect excuse to eat cake! This cake is best eaten warm, straight out […]
We love a good bun in our house, and Monday is ‘bun shop’ day when we stop in at our local little bakery and get an after school treat before […]
Rhubarb is one of the things seems to grow really well at the Pickle Farm with little or no input from us. Even the recent flooding which left the entire […]
I have learned from experience, if we leave the ripening strawberries too long, especially when it is wet, we will end up with loads of rotten, snail holed strawberries. So […]
This post is sponsored by Nuffnang and IGA Winter has seemed particularly long this year. Perhaps it is because it has been a cold wet winter and the long dark […]
As his tantrum subsided into just plain old sobbing he managed to tell me he was hungry. That might go some way to explain his meltdown over what seemed like […]
1. Going Places Do you read Sesame Ellis? I am loving Rachel’s ‘A Year of Thursdays’ series where she is enjoying the final year with her twins before they start […]
I may not have anywhere to store all the food (it will be a while till my huge walk in pantry is done) but I have a functioning kitchen again, […]
We are staring down the end of spring here, and the garden is bursting into life! All our hard work of planting seeds and digging and mulching is beginning to […]
The zucchinis are done, and the cucumbers long gone. We picked the last of the pumpkins on the weekend, and collected the beans that we left to dry out on […]
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Hi, I'm Kate.
Once I was a preschool teacher...
kids, an overgrown veggie
garden, a messy
kitchen, and an obsession with printables,
all on ten acres of weeds!
That's life on the Pickle Farm.
Now that I have finally mastered the homemade muesli bar I make a batch every week, sometimes twice a week. My kids never seem to tire of them, but I […]
All week my small boy had been asking me for a ‘face-man’. After a lot of questioning and frustrated repetitions of his ‘face-man’ request I finally figured out out… he […]
It’s funny the things your youngest child seems to skip over in favour of other, more ‘grown up’ things. And then all of a sudden you realise that your three […]
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