The Cold Front Has Passed, ...

… it’s just 45 degrees Fahrenheit outside, and the temperature is supposed to drop to 29 in the early morning hours tomorrow: the first freeze here in Fredericksburg in the Texas Hill Country. 190 more words


First frost of the season

A light freeze for some around Central Texas, tomorrow and Monday mornings, but more likely a frost for us. And with gusty winds it will feel colder… 110 more words


It’s that time of year again. The first hard freeze of the season is predicted overnight. Time to save a few sprigs of basil, pick all the peppers regardless of size or ripeness and bring in anything else worth saving. 82 more words


Our First Frost

We woke up yesterday to the first day of frost at Harchut Farms and today as well! The chickens haven’t laid any eggs for weeks! Crazy when you have to bring “strange” eggs home from the grocery store! 15 more words

Current Reflections

Skates for the Birds

There was frost in the night, and I walked out on the deck to see a lightly whitened world. When I stopped, my feet kept going for a fraction of an inch. 222 more words

Photo Blogging #Challenge October 2015 theme: Close-up #photoblog

October’s theme for the photo blogging challenge hosted by http://hoohaablog.com/ was Close-up. The challenge this month was to have pictures other than food.

Photo 1 – Hubby and I tried to make banana chips using the dehydrator. 325 more words

Photo Blogging Challenge

Our New Family Favorite

We have not had our first frost yet. It has been cooling down though. We can now feel the coolness in the house every morning, which means that we are now starting a fire every morning to take the chill off. 340 more words