Author Archives: Christy

Pumpkin Soup…

It’s technically still fall but the temperatures the last few weeks have felt more like January.  Lows in the teens and highs in the upper 20’s and low 30’s.  Brrr… I getting cold just thinking about it or maybe its … Continue reading

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It’s that time of year.  Thanksgiving is only a couple of days away and I’m in the mood for pumpkin.  But before I can start all my pumpkin baking, I need to roast a few pumpkins and make lots of … Continue reading

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More veggies….

Now that it is September, but acting like August with the temperatures back in the upper 90s, the boys and I try to get into the garden early in the morning to harvest veggies.  They both love picking tomatoes and … Continue reading

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Meet Marvin

Marvin has come for an extended visit with our Jersey girls.  He is a Scottish Highland bull on loan from a friend.   I think he is cute just don’t mention it in front of him. So far our girls … Continue reading

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Sweet Corn Harvest

We finally made it out to the corn patch this morning between rain storms. After having been in a drought for two years we are starting to make up for it here, since August 1st we have gotten around 6 … Continue reading

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Summer Road Trip…

Mansfield, Missouri is a great destination for a weekend road trip. Home of Laura and Almanzo Wilder’s Rocky Ridge Farm where she wrote The Little House on the Prairie series.   And just north of town is Baker’s Creek Heirloom … Continue reading

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Goats for Sale!

  I love watching our herd of kiko goats they are very entertaining and lovable. Of course the goats are too curious for the own good and get into trouble occasionally, getting their heads stuck in a fence or bucket … Continue reading

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Goat Sitting….

We are keeping our friend’s dairy goats while they are out of town.  So the boys are getting  lessons on how to milk goats. We are milking the goats twice a day and getting a little over a half gallon … Continue reading

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Farmers’ Market…

  Saturday will be the 7th week of this seasons farmers’ market and the weather forecast looks wonderful.  Partly Cloud with a high of 75. If you haven’t made it out grab you family, friends, and neighbors and come on … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day…

too all moms and our new mom here on the farm.  Rose had a little heifer calf this afternoon.  The perfect gift for Mother’s Day.  That puts us at four calves all girls!  

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