Trace Creek acres is starting its own podcast in the spring of 2021!! We've been working on the format, the segments, etc and so on and so forth. Whew! A lot goes into a simple 20-minute chit-chat on a microphone! But, it's coming together. We're thinking about the following logo. What do you think? Is … Continue reading Who’s in Charge Around Here Anyway?
"No, there are no spoiled pups around here! Why do you ask?" ~Pippa In case you have spoiled pups, here’s the recipe for Peamutt Butter Cookies Mix 1/4 cup of peanut butter with 1 Tbs of oil & 1 cup of water until blended. Fold in 2 cups of whole wheat flour and 1 cup … Continue reading Peamutt Butter Cookies – Woof!
Have you tried lotion bars yet? Your skin will thank you! Unlike bottled lotion from the store, (which end up in landfills after you empty them), homemade lotion bars don't use bottles and don't contain icky ingredients you can't even pronounce like: Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate (linked to reproductive toxicity), Ceteareth-20 (alters the skin's structure to … Continue reading Hit or Miss with Lotion Bars
Do you grow sunflowers? Many people that do, leave the seeds for the birds. That's a nice thing to do, but you can also keep some seeds for yourself. We grow Mammoth Sunflowers which get about 10 feet tall, and the flowers grow at least a foot across. When the yellow flowers die, the leaves … Continue reading Sunflower Seeds are for the Birds – Not!
Wouldn't it be wonderful to grow your own grapes? Make delicious jelly? Healthy grape juice? FREE wine? The answer is YES! We ordered bare-root seedless Concord grapes and planted as soon as the ground would allow. Here in TN, that was January. We soaked them for a few hours, measured out a straight-ish line, and … Continue reading Heard it Through the Grapevine: Wine, Jelly, and More