Well now, isn't this just the most insane time EVER!? We are over here on the farm quarantined and prepared to stay home for at least a month. Am I low key freaking out? yes. Am I also prepared for this? yes. Does the preparation help with the freaking out? kind of? :)
This is such a surreal thing that we are experiencing. I was talking with my husband last night and we were discussing how when you learn about things that happen in history you don't think about the events in the context of something tragic happening in YOUR lifetime that will make it in history books. However, here we are and it feels so unreal.
If you know me well you know I get quite anxious and this is a hard thing for anxious people to cope with (check on your peeps, y'all. you never know who's struggling). Instead of panicking (which initially internally I did) I am choosing to make the most of this quarantine. Quint (hubby if you don't know him) has come up with the fantastic idea to blog our way through this lockdown.
Starting today, I'll be posting at least one blog a day sharing what we are doing that day. Additionally, I am going to share some simple recipes that are filling and tasty as well as use items you might have on hand.
What have we been doing over the last week?
LET ME CATCH YOU UP:
1. We have taken inventory of our fridge and cabinets to see what food we have and have made a menu to last us a full month. (Call us crazy but this feels like where we are right now)
2. I have made 2 loaves of bread and am prepared to make about 4 more - I'll share the recipe later it's SO easy. If you really don't have much food but have sugar and flour, order yourself some active dry yeast online and make some bread. It can be frozen and is super filling and delicious. Now is not the time to be afraid of making hard food :) Give it a go - worst that can happen is you have flat bread... you can still eat that stuff.
3. I am making a pot of chicken noodle soup today. Also a very easy meal to make and will last a few days. I'll also share that recipe today.
4. We are going on daily walks and exploring our farm. Stay tuned I'll be bringing you along for this.
5. I have put all my makeup and hair tools away - going all natural for this 15 days. Dare ya to do the same :)
6. Saying LOTS of prayers...
To sum up, in the words of our Farm Bureau president "Wash your hands and say your prayers because germs and Jesus are everywhere". Stay tuned for the adventures of Quint and Leah and our farm dog Koby and some tasty and easy recipes!