Wednesday, May 11, 2011

french loafs

Now that I have a kitchen to speak of it's time to bake! I love to cook, and I've been told I'm pretty good at it, but I am not an avid baker by any stretch. I can whip up a pretty mean chocolate chip cookie, but bread is a whole other story. Inspired by my hot off the press dream kitchen and not one to be intimidated easily, I jump right in, attempting the french baguette. The results were surprisingly good for a first try.

the secret's out

Here's a little confession: we're not really a least not yet. I have to say I'm a little embarrassed to admit this, seeing how this blog is called malibu family farm and all. But I'm thinking ahead. You won't find any livestock or long rows of heartily growing veggies yet, but we're getting there. We are literally re-starting things from the ground up. Goal number one was to get our house back. After three long years we have finally finished all the endless planning, decision making and building and we couldn't be happier. As anyone who's done it knows, being your own contractor is a full time job in and of itself. It certainly has it's headaches, but in the end was a fulfilling experience for us. 

Next up: we transform the garden!

Here's a fast forward of our progress: