Musings About Faith, Family, and Farming.

The Blog of Rebekah Piazza

  • Tips for Cleaning Under the Refrigerator

    Tips for Cleaning Under the Refrigerator

    You know those nights where you can’t sleep and you lie there thinking of everything in the house that needs to be done? Well, I had one of those nights recently, and as I lay there I heard the refrigerator humming on and off. Should it be turning on that often? Was it about to…

  • National Homemade Bread Day

    National Homemade Bread Day

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    November 17 is a great day to warm up the house and fill it with the unmistakable aroma of fresh, homemade bread. I’ve got my French Country Boule Sourdough bread started and this time I’m adding bacon!!! Just flour, water, salt, and sourdough starter that I made on my kitchen counter from flour and water.…

  • How to Prune Tomatoes

    How to Prune Tomatoes

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    Are you tired of the tangled mess of your indeterminate (they keep growing) tomatoes? Those little round tomato cages just don’t hold up to my heirloom giant tomatoes and plants! If you are wondering if there is another way, check out our video that shows how we grow our plants in our greenhouse. We use…

  • June Garden Update

    June Garden Update

    Garlic scapes, sweet potatoes, and experimental crops such as celery, Chinese Cabbage, and Luffa sponge are starting to grow here in Western Montana. Check out the video and find out how these crops are doing. Spoiler alert: we’ve already had one crop failure! 😉

  • What to Buy at Azure, Costco, & Amazon

    What to Buy at Azure, Costco, & Amazon

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    Do you ever wonder if something at Costco is a good deal? Or maybe you are using an online store such as Amazon or Azure Standard. Hmmm, what do people buy from these places? I have asked these very same questions; so today, I am sharing with you what our family buys from three bulk…

  • The 15 Best Kids’ Books

    The 15 Best Kids’ Books

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    Every child seems to latch onto a favorite book as they grow. Over time, their taste for books changes, yet there are some books that are timeless. This is a list of books that we have read and reread over and over to our kids, ages 0-10. You may be able to find these books…

  • Montana Folk Festival Yearly Adventure

    Montana Folk Festival Yearly Adventure

    Our Family’s Annual Vacation In And Around Our Home State Okay, I know this is a summertime event, and it still feels like we are in deep winter right now, but it’s fun to plan and dream about warmer weather! If you have ever wanted to visit the state of Montana, or even if you…

  • Easy Pallet Animal Feeder

    Easy Pallet Animal Feeder

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    Grab some scrap wood, screws and a couple of pallets to get your hay off the ground. After a couple of months of throwing our sheep’s hay on the ground, we realized that they were pretty picky about getting dry, clean feed. As you can see in the video our pasture is full of hay…

  • Healthy Sweet Potato Brownie Recipe

    Healthy Sweet Potato Brownie Recipe

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    Happy Valentine’s Day! I’m the sort of mom that makes brownies for her kids for Valentine’s day. Skip the candy hearts and refined-sugar-filled chocolates this year and try these ooey, gooey, rich, dark chocolate treats with a side of vegetables! 😉 Seriously, everyone in the family was a fan. Box brownies are easy, ooey gooey,…

  • Kefir soaked Waffles

    Kefir soaked Waffles

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    I had to share this recipe for light, fluffy waffles that are soaked overnight in kefir! So, our family loves making and using milk kefir. My kids and I prefer it over yogurt. I completely stopped buying buttermilk and just substitute kefir in whatever recipe calls for it. We have made delicious muffins, biscuits, and…