It is cold out here. I’m so thankful for a fireplace and wood to heat the house. I’m praying for those that have to work out in this weather. Although it is 28 degrees just outside the office window, the wind chill makes being outside miserable. Our cows seem to be indifferent about the cold as they continue to graze. The chickens are doing their fluff thing and staying warm. Sweet Pea has found herself a windbreak and is nestled down. Bear is on duty on the porch. My toes are cold so it’s time to add to the fire. Stay warm, y’all.
We started our journey with chickens and a garden. We still have both. The chicken flock is smaller now tho. We found that we don’t use a lot of eggs and we do not have the desire to process our own birds for food. We can if we have to but we’d just as soon…
55 degrees on the farm this morning with overcast skies. Along the day we’ve gotten about 3/8 inch of rain. We were able to put in a couple of rows with radishes, lettuce, carrots, and more lettuce. Baby chicks are doing what they do. Big chicks are wet. And we have spring blossoms!
24 degrees, sunny, light winds, cold. Seedlings are coming along fine. Still waiting on some eggplants to show. The dog in heat has been quarantined. Yeva is keeping her eggs warm. The remaining chickens are scratching and doing. The garden soil is not quite ready to work. It’s too wet and cold to pull a…
We have a lovely fall decoration display on our porch. It has pumpkins, marigolds, broom corn and fake leaves arranged nicely on a bale of straw. Sweet Pea (our blue heeler) likes to rearrange the pumpkins and check them out regularly. But, today I noticed that all but one had been removed from the bale….
So I’ve been working on establishing some really good recipes for my goat milk soap. Maybe someday I’ll be able to sell them. In the mean time, I get to try new things. I’ve scoured you tube for videos on how to make goat milk soap. Many recipes call for powdered goat milk. Uh… NO….