The plan was to get through December blogging every day with a given prompt. As it has a tendency to do, life got in the way in a very big, very chaotic and very unexpected way. We have...hm...HAD...a herd of 11 goats with one clearly looking like she was going to drop babies at any… Continue reading Twist in the Plan
The Crazy Goat Lady
I'm going to own this title. Seriously...own it. I'm one batch of oatmeal molasses cookies away from certifiable. But I love it. Wow, do I ever love it. If you would have told me four years ago that I would truly enjoy raising goats and immerse myself in every chore that came with it, including… Continue reading The Crazy Goat Lady
No Sugar Coating here
Such a serious title for a blog post, right? I really hesitated on blogging in light of all of the recent unfortunate events taking place on our farmstead. No one wants to speak the hard truths that come with raising livestock. They want to post the happy pictures of broody hens, thriving livestock and abundant… Continue reading No Sugar Coating here
Spring has Sprung
Holy ick, I haven't written in forever. FOREVER. I've had plenty to write about. There's no lack of excitement in my life unless you're not a mom and not running a small farmstead and understand what it means to close down a bar, go to an after party, cliff dive, sky dive...anything with the word… Continue reading Spring has Sprung
Fencing the Farm
I’m not so sure the person who wrote that song about life on the farm being kind of laid back was in his right mind...at all. There is nothing laid back about this lifestyle. My husband and I spent a good chunk of our weekend fencing. In the rain. In a thunderstorm. At one point,… Continue reading Fencing the Farm
My Children are Chickens
Every day I face as a parent, I find myself more and more grateful that I had the life I did growing up. For the first about seven years my family lived in the city, three blocks from a large park that myself and my siblings would often bike to. When we weren’t doing that… Continue reading My Children are Chickens
Change: It’s a Good Thing…Right?
Several people do not like change. Several people don’t do well with change, even if it’s gradual or they know it’s coming. I don’t know if I’m one of those people or not. I posted a while back about adapting and how I loathed it entirely. But adapting and change are two different things. Change… Continue reading Change: It’s a Good Thing…Right?