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Food glorious food at Pumpjack Piddlewick

I have been inspired by my garden and the glorious food it is providing. Time to try new things. New recipes, of course, to include the veggies coming into fruition. This moved me on to learning about meal planning and how not to waste what we have. A sort ofRead More →

Trying to be myself at PumpjackPiddlewick

In this modern day age of advertisements, YouTube and social media it is really easy to be bombarded into believing we should be like everyone else. In a slow measure of emancipation, I have begun to be mindful of not trying to emulate others. Rather, to be myself. I doRead More →

Can Ducks actually be pets? Let's find out at PumpjackPiddlewick

I once posted a picture of our young duck Maggie sleeping on Pumpjack’s shoulder on Instagram (@PumpjackPiddlewick). There were lots of likes. And then, a comment to the affect of, ‘Ewwww, there is just something wrong with having a duck as a pet’. It got me to thinking.  After almostRead More →

making a climbing bean tipi basket at PumpjackPiddlewick

Uh oh, serious Oops. I planted climbing beans amongst my dwarf beans in the veg garden by accident. I have been watching their little tendrils snake upwards in search of something to climb, pondering what to do. A little research and I decided on building a climbing bean teepee. AsRead More →