It has been crazy busy around here for the past few weeks. We suffered some loss, two of our goats had new kids, and we added an alpaca to the crew! Kids Goat kids are adorable, Nigerian Dwarf goat kids are extraordinarily so. I knew that we had some expectant […]
Our gorgeous rainbow chard was calling my name today, while I was working in the garden. Hmmm, what to make for dinner tonight? I only had four chicken thighs in the refrigerator, but did not feel like running to the market. Inspiration smacked me like finger flick to the cheek. […]
This summer gave us a plethora of cherry tomatoes. We planted two each of three varieties. Regular red, a slightly larger oblong red, and sun gold (my favorite). I added rabbit manure and epsom salt to our soil mixture before planting this year. I’m convinced that this is part of […]
This past week has been a busy one at home. We are preparing for fall and winter, which means getting the animal shelters up the task, building and repairing. We are also preparing for hay deliveries, tending to baby animals and dealing with goat mating season. The new chicken coop […]
Our big trip in the spring of this year, was to Williamsburg, VA. We spent 8 days exploring Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown Settlement and Bush Gardens. We used Air BNB for the first time ever. Overall, it was a good experience. The house was nice, with lots of room to stretch […]
Just typing that title gave me lots of emotions. I am crazy excited to get started. I really feel like this is the best thing for our family. I’m still nervous, which I think is healthy. Four of our kids are in the process of taking the NYS Assessments right […]
I’ve been planning. Planning and planning, and then doing some more planning. I have lists and post-its everywhere, and my Pinterest might just explode. Now, don’t get me wrong, I love to plan things. I probably love planning even more than doing sometimes. Research, lists, problem solving, coming up with […]
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