Author Archives: Christy

Pea Shoots

We keep our cravings for fresh greens satisfied with pea shoots, while we wait for the warmer temperatures of spring and can again harvest fresh veggies from the garden.  What are pea shoots you ask? They are very young pea … Continue reading

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It smells like fall….

It has been busy around here, the end of summer chores are in full swing.  With heat indexes hitting 100+ and three days later having a low of 33 my garden doesn’t know what to do.  But these past cold … Continue reading

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Finally, What we have been waiting all summer for….

As the Dog Days of Summer become a distance memory and the return of school lessons is replacing time once spent in the garden, Honey finally delivered her long awaited calf.  We have been expecting this calf since the beginning … Continue reading

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Thankful!

Gathering the eggs every evening has become the boys chore, which they usually enjoy doing.  But number one hurt his ankle playing at Grandma’s house and number two is not quite old enough to carry the egg basket with out … Continue reading

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Surprise!

I am always trying to plan and schedule things here on the farm or in life. From starting seeds inside to transplant out on a certain date, to planning how much of each crop to plant, trying to breed the … Continue reading

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More cute kids…

We just keep finding ourselves up in the corral playing with the kids.

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King of the cow…

Spring is offically here and we caught the kids playing a game of King of the Cow.

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Spring is finally here…

and so are the kids. Goat kids that is.  After selling most of our goat herd last fall we are down to three does.  But now we have four adorable kids running around to add to the herd. Two bucklings … Continue reading

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Changing of the Seasons?

We have had a cold, snowy winter, but if you look closely the signs of spring are starting.  Now I have to be careful and remind myself that it is still mid-February and I can’t start planting my tomatoes outside … Continue reading

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White Christmas

The boys were both worried that we would not have a white Christmas this year.  I think this translated into, we have not gone sledding yet.  Well, they both got their wish eight inches of the white stuff fell on … Continue reading

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