Category: homestead

Web Site Updates

It’s been a slow process bridging the span from Blogger to Word Press and there are still a few steps necessary to complete our website updates. Topic categories are being reviewed and modified. Tags are […]

Sweet Pea – April 2020
Chickens, still.

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 […]

Homestead Flowers

When we purchased the homestead, there were a few iris patches.  I’ve slowly added various other beds.  I’ll keep adding as long as I can.  

Reworking my Goat Milk Soap

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 […]

At Your Own Risk

All activities on the farm have inherent risks.  You will be exposed to bugs, critters, and germs.  There are fences, holes, and junk.  The animals are animals and may act as such at any given […]

2016 – Year in Summary

I want to start putting a milestone on each year.  A recap of what was accomplished on the farm and a quick summary of dreams for the next year.  Main House:  No activity was planned […]

Farm Report 18 Apr 2016

Spring rains are here.  The garden and pastures are excited.  🙂  The weeds and grass are soaking up the moisture and inching their way skyward.  Sigh. It has been a busy start to this two […]

Farm Report – March 3, 2016

March third.  Already.  Two thousand sixteen.  How’d that happen?  I may have blinked. Polly and her new baby are doing well.  Peso’s eye is slowly beginning to look better.  I’m thankful that no one else […]

Growing Up “In The Country”

As a youngster, I grew up “in the country.” Grandma’s 40 acres was our playground.  We had dogs and a few random cats along the way.  Occasionally, there might be a flock of chickens around […]