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Campfire Breakfast

Campfire Breakfast

We don’t get to go camping very often, we haven’t been in many years But we do like campfire cooking! When we moved to the farm, one of the first things we did was build a fire pit and get a cooking grill for it. 

Soft-Baked Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

Soft-Baked Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

This is not our recipe but it is a good one and we want to post it on our blog so we have it for the future! The original post is located here! Soft-Baked Oatmeal Breakfast Bars These gluten-free Soft-Baked Oatmeal Breakfast Bars are ultra chewy and 

Bacon-Cheddar Slab Quiche

Bacon-Cheddar Slab Quiche

This is not our recipe but it is a good one and we want to post it on our blog so we have it for the future! The original post is located here!

 

  • Prep20 MIN
  • Total1 HR 10 MIN
  • Ingredients9
  • Servings8

Ingredients

Steps

  • Heat oven to 450°F. Spray bottom and sides of 15x10x1-inch pan with cooking spray. Remove pie crusts from pouches. On lightly floured surface, unroll and stack crusts one on top of the other. Roll to 17×12-inch rectangle.
  • Fit crust into pan, pressing firmly into corners and sides. Fold extra crust up and over edges of pan. Seal any tears in crust. Bake 6 minutes; remove from oven, and cool 10 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 375°F.
  • In large bowl, beat eggs, half-and-half, salt and pepper with whisk. Sprinkle bacon, green onions and cheeses on top of pie crust. Carefully pour egg mixture over top.
  • Bake 28 to 32 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean and crust is light golden brown. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Danger Will Robinson – Trouble at the kPlace!

Danger Will Robinson – Trouble at the kPlace!

Ever vaporize your finger tips? Yep this Is Handy Hubs doing stupid stuff! As I was working in the shop one morning, Merideth, was in the design studio. I was making a picture frame for a wonderful print that we purchased from Steve Knox. Fantastic 

Grandma Pat’s Chili Rellenos

Grandma Pat’s Chili Rellenos

Alright this is a good one I just learned this weekend from my mother-in-law, so there for Grandma Pat’s Chili Rellenos Ingredients: 4 Medium Sized Poblano Peppers ( you can always make as many as you want) Sliced Peperjack Cheese ( of course a variety 

Goodbye 2021

Goodbye 2021

Hello all! 2022 is almost here and we have exciting new stuff to tell you about from The Place in Wyoming.

Mesa Ct after Remodel
Mesa Ct after Remodel

2021 Has been a whirlwind at the kPlace, It’s been a year of reflection centered on family and how important it is to us. In late 2020 we were four adventurous years into the process of remodeling our home, when the little farm of our dreams became a possibility overnight. We had been working toward realizing our dream for several years and you know, when what you want shows up right in front of you – you just have to jump into it with both feet! That’s exactly what we did. With a lot of help from our family and friends, we put our house in order, had our realtor show it off to her firm and had it under contract before the listing could officially hit the market. It truly was a whirlwind and an extreme blessing for our family.  

Stratus and Trapper (John M.D.)
Stratus and Trapper (John M.D.)

In August we added some goats. Mer LOVES goats and had a couple when she was a kid. I didn’t realize that I was going to love them too, but I surely do. After much research, Mer picked out Nigerian Dwarf goats as her preferred breed. We were able to find 3 babies from a little farm in Douglas, WY and talked to the lady there for several weeks while preparing our old one of a kind barn for their home. We have Trapper ( John M.D.), Stratus, and Star. Both boys are weathered – meaning they are not Bucks. Quickly after, we determined Star needed a gal pal and picked up Violet from a farm up the road. Our two does are registered and we hope to breed them in the coming year and milk them. They do bring such joy to our lives and are so fun to play with. Goat milking and creating our own products will be a fun challenge! 

 

 

And of course…

All the Chickens
All the Chickens

If you have a farm you must have Chickens right? We started with 4… lost 1….bought 3 more… Adopted 2… lost 1… added 2 more so the young one had friends… 9 chickens later!! There’s a joke about that around somewhere, basically chickens have a way of multiplying… So now we have Maybel, Tilly, Black Betty, Jersey Girl, Mohawk (MoMo), Dixie, Pearl and the Hens, Kilo Hen and Hen Solo. We are currently in the process of building them a Chicken Castle with a new run. 

One of the goals of our new home was to establish an apartment space for Mer’s mom. We worked hard to do some renovations and had a helping hand from Mer’s sister Melodie (THANKS MEL!) to get her here over the summer. Mer and I had been talking and dreaming about this for a few years with Pat and were excited to finally have a space that she could be part of and help us in this new adventure. In June, Pat was able to sell her home in Arizona and we brought her home. Living in Wyoming brings Pat closer to her family, grandchildren and a way of life that will never get boring!

As we plan for 2022, we look forward to more farm life adventures including gardening, goat mania, and getting our little business – “The Rustic Barn Wyo” (web) off the ground. We have the space to dedicate to a wood shop and Mer has a finishing room set up for staining and painting. With adding new and improved designing equipment and tools, It’s going to be a busy year and we can’t wait to get started. 

 

New categories including kPlace 365 Photos, Unique meal recipes as well as our versions of some of your favorites please check out blogs, follow and share our stories!

https://kplacewyo.com – For farm life adventures
Https://www.therusticbarnwyo.com – specialize in custom furniture and décor for your home. Unique farmhouse chic finds!
https://handyhubswyo.com – for custom builds tip and tricks and occasional build plans!

 

Looking forward to seeing you all in 2020!

Adam and Merideth Kinney

 

The Rustic Barn
The Rustic Barn
Tobi’s Zuppa Toscana

Tobi’s Zuppa Toscana

Zuppa Toscana is a broad based term literally meaning “soup in the style of Tuscany”. Classic Zuppa Toscana normally is a soup made from kale, zucchini, cannellini beans, potatoes, celery, carrots, … Wikipedia So this one does really follow the Wikipedia definition, But We do 

DIY Composting Bin

DIY Composting Bin

Starting a Farm takes planning and building to get the best crops you can. With winter coming around the corner we decided to get a Compost Bin Set up Check out our DIY compost bin. We were able to reuse materials we had for most 

Hello and Welcome!

Hello and Welcome!

Hello and welcome to our adventures here at the Kplace. Brows around an Check out stories, Instagram posts , How To’s and How Nots, the animal Kingdom ( Dogs Cats, Goats, Chickens and Lizards) . Plus awesome recipes that we like to share. Feel free to share  your stories and recipes as well. or any tips and trick for new homesteaders.

Have an Awesome Day! Come by and see us often!

Salmon it’s what’s for dinner

Salmon it’s what’s for dinner

I know I have this buried in a post some where on here but we are going to rehash it! This is my take way of cooking Salmon and Asparagus, it seems to have become a family favorite. We have done several variety over the years,