Author Archives: mylittlefarmintown

First Garage Sale Haul of 2018

Yahoo! The garage sale season has begun with the first village wide in Black Earth, Wisconsin.  That’s correct. What you are seeing is a garage sale with snow heaped around it from the people having shoveled six inches of snow … Continue reading

Posted in Frugal Shopper, Garage and Estate Sales | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

2018 Maple Sugaring

The 2018 sugaring season was a short one for me! Our weather fluctuated so much that I finally pulled the taps–maybe a little early–when the flies came out. Usually that happens later in March, but we had a number of … Continue reading

Posted in Cooking and Food Preservation, Gardening and Foraging | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Best Sloppy Joe (Barbecue) Recipe Ever

When I was about 11 years old, we moved from suburbs of Chicago to the sticks of west central Wisconsin. We actually experienced culture shock. Water fountains were bubblers. Creeks were cricks. Lunch was a snack you had after a … Continue reading

Posted in Cooking and Food Preservation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments