Working on the cat house

Today, the ceramic terrarium heaters we ordered came in, so when we had the chance, my daughter and I opened up the cat house to put it in. For some reason, I thought the light was mounted on the frame, not the roof! This is a waterproof light fixture of the sort that's meant to … Continue reading Working on the cat house

Crab apple cider vinegar: straining day

After three weeks (and a day) the crab apple cider vinegar has been strained. For those new to this blog, you can catch up on the process by clicking on the following links. Each should open in a new tab, so you won't lose your place. Part 1: getting startedPart 2: oopsPart 3: progress While … Continue reading Crab apple cider vinegar: straining day

Crab apple cider vinegar, fermentation progress

Today has been one of those write-off days. Yesterday, we hit 27C/80F. An unexpected result of that is, all number of house flies and other flying insects emerged from wherever they were slumbering in the previous cool, and got into the house. Which meant a night of cats making a ruckus while chasing bugs all … Continue reading Crab apple cider vinegar, fermentation progress

I am such a goof: crab apple cider vinegar reboot!

Today, the girls and I worked on juicing apples and getting some hard crab apple cider started (which I will post about next). While I was de-stemming the crab apples and cutting off any nasty bits, they took care of sanitizing the gallon jugs and the various items that would be needed. They usually did … Continue reading I am such a goof: crab apple cider vinegar reboot!

I hope this works

Posting may be sparse for a while. We have no internet. No signal, all day. I am currently writing this on my phone, while sitting in the corner of the living room that gets enough data signal to send and receive text. Barely. So I hope publishing this post works! The Re-Farmer