Category Archives: Farm & Garden

Quick Takes – around the farm…. and BEES!!! 4-18-2016

(1) It’s finally starting to feel like Spring around here, and our kidding season is almost upon us!  We’d planned on having kidding stalls built and a birthing kit stocked and ready by now, but I think it’s much likely … Continue reading

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Seven Quick takes – October 28, 2015

Things I’m thankful for, this week… (1) Kids who understand what I’m talking about… “Oh!  Bundle!  Is the thing done?  The thing… you know, the whats-it-called thing?” (2) A brother who was willing to get up a 6:00 in the … Continue reading

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60,000 new critters on the farm!

You may remember that we’ve been planning to add bees to our farm for a while now, and thanks to the help and generosity of some great friends, they’re finally here!!! As per my usual method of looking before I … Continue reading

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Seven Quick Takes: Oct 3, 2015

Fall is upon us, and we have so much to be thankful for… (1) Pears on the trees: (2) A new chicken tractor that friends drove all the way from Indiana to gift to us. (3) A new goat on … Continue reading

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How to bless your mom in a few labor-intensive steps

This morning, when the light came streaming through my bedroom window around 6am, I opened my eyes just a little bit, rolled over and said to myself: “No.  I just can’t do it this morning.  We’ll milk late and the … Continue reading

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WFMW: How to fence your goats in 1,573 easy steps

*Don’t forget about our alpaca naming contest and (sort-of) giveaway!!! Click HERE to play along!!!* Wake up at 6:30am Go back to sleep Wake up at 7:00am Be thankful the baby wants to nurse and go back to sleep Get … Continue reading

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Naming contest and a giveaway!

Our alpacas arrived today!!! We are soooo excited about these guys!  The wonderful friends who came all the way out to bring them to us also brought three huge bags of fiber from this year’s shearing and some of the … Continue reading

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