Wing and a Prayer Farm

Wing and a Prayer Farm is a happy place to live and grow. We raise and care for a variety of poultry, Shetland Sheep, piggies, bunnies, horses and ponies, dairy goats and honeybees. Our farm, in the Green Mountain State, is a beautiful pastoral homestead where the children have grown up barefoot and the pups can run around without a leash!

Early Morning Book Ends (at Wing And A Prayer Farm)

Early Morning Book Ends (at Wing And A Prayer Farm)

Farming, baking, writing: not necessarily in that order.
#almostfamouswomen #fiction #biscotti #blog #writing  (at Wing And A Prayer Farm)

Farming, baking, writing: not necessarily in that order.
#almostfamouswomen #fiction #biscotti #blog #writing (at Wing And A Prayer Farm)

Books & Biscotti: Almost Famous Women

Books & Biscotti: Almost Famous Women

Almost Famous Women Biscotti in the morning light

Almost Famous Women Biscotti in the morning light

This past winter I decided I needed a new weapon in my arsenal of baked treats and worked on my biscotti-making skills.  I messed around with a number of recipes and learned lessons on what, how much, and when to include add-ins such as nuts and fruit, confections and flavors.  I acquainted myself with the timing of turning out the loaf and…

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Hushabye

“Finish each day before you begin the next, and interpose a solid wall of sleep between the two.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every year I write about weaning the lambs.  I thought maybe I would not this year.

But I am.

There were 11 Shetland & Merino lambs born on the farm this spring and now it is time for certain babies to go to new homes, for certain babies to become wethers, for certain mamas to…

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Pie in the sky

Pie in the sky

It is high-pie season here on the farm.  Harvesting strawberries and rhubarb keep us busy in the kitchen. We’re putting up the pickings from our forays into the community where we’re fortunate to have organic pick-your-own-strawberries, friends with ample rhubarb patches, friends with blueberry farms, friends with peach & pear trees, and the occasional raspberry patch invitation.

Happy memories,…

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