Our barn was the very first structure we built as we knew there was a need to store tools and equipment long before we called the land our home. (You can read a little more about our barn adventure here, here, and here). When… Continue Reading “This post will floor you! Part One”
I can’t tell you how excited I am that I finally got a harness on Ruth! When we received her as a free gift over a year ago and she was w-i-l-d… but she has also amazed us constantly! I have been working with… Continue Reading “A Mule and a Harness”
It is difficult to write a post about our success in the face of such a daunting challenge as Hurricane Harvey, especially when so many are still facing the storm and it’s aftermath. I wish I could say that we all overcame the storm… Continue Reading “Harvey Goeth”
We’re not ready…not for this kind of storm. Since moving to the farm we’ve identified several areas on our property prone to flooding. Thankfully our house isn’t in one of these areas. Unfortunately though, our animal barn is. Our property has a gentle slope… Continue Reading “Hurricane Harvey Cometh”
My decision to leave the workplace and stay home… …was a hard one! But it was the plan all along. Ever since we decided we wanted another child, and God answered with our little Liam, we had planned for me to leave the workplace… Continue Reading “My decision to leave the workplace and stay home”
I have long admired those busy homesteaders and farmers who are able to manage their time well enough to be able to blog often. There has been so much going on here that I have thought many times, “This would make a great blog… Continue Reading “The many updates for Spring 2017”
Dear readers, we’re very sorry to leave you hanging for so long since our last update, but rest assured, there’s been much going on around the farm. Plus Three Minus One We made it through our first lambing/kidding season with three new babies, two… Continue Reading “Winter’s End and the Coming Spring of 2017”
Not much was getting done around the farm while the temperatures dipped below 20 degrees. On Sunday the thermometer finally pushed upwards and when it hit about 45 I decided it was time to get to work on the garden. With tiller in hand… Continue Reading “A Sunday Afternoon Surprise, Our First Lamb”
Since buying an entry-level scroll saw a couple years ago I have always enjoyed the limited amount of time I get to mess with it. Last year I determined that at the very least I was going to create a new Christmas ornament every… Continue Reading “My 2016 Ornament”
Farming is fun, remember that romantic ideal, then start a farm and let reality sink in for a few months. Okay, it’s not all that bad. The summer was terrific on the farm and we settled in pretty well with all our new chores… Continue Reading “The BIG Fall Push is Done!”
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