Farm Note 15: Putting Out Fires
If there 's one thing I've learned about farming- and I use that term very loosely here- it's that there's no getting ahead.
Farm Note 14: Eggs!
We have eggs! The ladies are FINALLY laying consistently! 5 beautiful eggs every single day! I can't even describe how egg-cited I am!
Farm Note 13: A Chill in the Air
October blew in with tornado watches, downpours, and a cold front that brought temps down to freezing! Time for the necessary measures to keep animals warm.
Farm Note 12: Sweetness Overload
We ran a contest on Insta this week to help figure out names for the kids. We got some great suggestions! Read to find out what sweet names we chose.
Farm Note 10: Back to the Grind
We’re back to our school-year routine this week, which is good for the animals, good for the kiddos, and really good for me! It’s not something I talk about often, mostly because it’s so predictable, but I homeschool my kids. Isn’t that just so TYPICAL for homesteaders? We think we can do everything better, from...
Farm Note 9: A Weekend Away
Farmers don’t get vacation. Traditional farmers, anyway. But, hi-tech farm families can take a weekend away, if they plan well enough.
Farm note 8: Fall is Here
Fall is in the air. And I don’t mean the pumpkin-spice-latte-drinking, cozy-sweater-wearing, look-at-how-beautiful-the-leaves-are romantic fall. I mean the chilly, rainy, blustery fall that means summer is drawing to a close.
Farm Note 7: Fresh and Clean
Chicken coop, goat pen, people barn, yard. Everything got a good end-of-summer cleaning last week. Plus the garden was prepped for fall planting. This week was for cleaning. Chicken coop, goat pen, garden, people barn, yard. Everything got a good end-of-summer cleaning last week. I’m not sure how much the animals appreciated my hard work,...