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Welcome to my Sustainable addiction! I am a DIY addict, Wife, Mother and Grandmother.  I enjoy sharing my all natural recipes, cooking, cleaning, personal hygiene items, gardening and all things sustainable including my farming.  
We are a family owned, woman run small farm located near the Edisto River in Dorchester County SC.
Our farming operation consists of poultry, quail, eggs, dairy and meat goats. You can buy from us with confidence as we hold a permit from SC to sell Poultry and are also licensed as a Wholesale Egg Distributor.
 
Through our farming practices we provide for our community a variety of Poultry breeds, Heavy dual purpose birds, exotic and ornamental chickens as well as Cortunix Quail that are heat tolerant for our hot SC Summers. 

Whether you are looking for Farm Fresh Eggs, Fertile eggs for hatching (Chicken and Quail), hatchlings, grown birds or Dairy and Meat Goats (seasonal births) we have a large selection of beautiful animals.  
 
We also have Dairy Goats and kids. Current 2017 births so far are 5 kids Nubian / Alpine Saneen cross and 2 Nubian / Toggenburg Cross.
  

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Stained Glass Jello Blocks

Have you ever seen how beautiful a layered Jello looks? I usually make a couple per year for big get togethers or Church pot lucks. Since we are having a large baptism on Sunday I wanted to make one with patriotic colors being so close to the fourth of July. The problem is it does take quite awhile to put together the layers. I stumbled upon this great recipe variation to my beloved layered Jello and I am quite pleased on how it turned out. The time it saved is really appreciated as well!  I think next time I will do this same recipe and pour it into my "Bundt" cake pan to set to see that color combo :)

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Spicy Zucchini Salsa

Spicy Zucchini Salsa
Once you try this great salsa you may never buy another jar of the traditional salsa! The great thing is that it helps you utilize all of your garden veggies that need to be used. You can it in a hot water bath for 15 minutes and it will be shelf stable for at least a year.... good luck on making it last that long! My recipe below makes 8 pints with a little left over to enjoy NOW :) The bonus on the pickling brine is you can also use it with yellow squash or ripe tomatoes to make a traditional salsa for pennies :)



Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Reusable"Not Swiffer Pads" for Dusting & Floors


Have you been looking for a greener alternative to your beloved swiffer pads? What a great concept those were! Some would even say those little pads revolutionized the way we dust our house and clean our floors! What is not to love about them, they collect the dust and dirt without putting the dust back into the air for us to breath in! 
The bad part is they cost a lot of money for the refills and some of the chemicals in the wet vacs I cannot even pronounce! I am going to show you how you can make the refill pads for a couple of bucks and use them for years to come! Many of you may already have what you need on hand. If you are like me you will be wondering "why did I spend all of that money on the refills / pads?"