We are so happy to announce our polar bear Aries is back alongside Achilles guarding the property! After a year of separation from his brother due to territorial dominance and females and him constantly running away to a neighbors place because of it. WE ARE FINALLY BACK TO NORMAL! I really thought they would be … Continue reading Aries is back!
You read that right. We moved the goats and pony (mini horse) to a new patch, plus we have two new goats! I came across a fair deal for a wether and doe dairy goat who seems to be an older gal. They are both very friendly and very large. The goats probably weigh as … Continue reading Moving animals, plus two Goats
It’s been excruciatingly cold outside after a fairly warmer November. We had high winds bring in a winter storm so It’s been in the teens for the past couple of nights. Four inches of snow came down on the first of December bringing us that winter wonderland feeling. For the past week and a half … Continue reading Snow day on the homestead
I patiently waited 3 years for this! We finally have a buggy to ride around on the homestead and I’m so relieved because this helps cut my chore time in half. It may seem a bit lazy, but when you have three children who tend to get into things they shouldn’t, it makes it possible … Continue reading Why we chose an electric Club Car over a fuel UTV
Mornings like this are surreal. The fact we have all that we have is such a blessing and I am grateful beyond words. This morning while feeding and watering I had such an immense sense of joy hearing all our animals go about their ways. I started to look around and envision the things we … Continue reading Homesteading on Restricted Land
I've been a busy little bee lately, and it feels like I get nothing accomplished. That's life right? This year has been a total disaster as far as my food growing plans went, and other stuff I guess too. We had a terribly cold spring with lots of late frost. Then, the grasshoppers and squash … Continue reading A Drone & Other Shenanigans
A lot has happened since my last blog post here. We went from being uncertain if we wanted to go through with the full purchase/payoff of our land, to making the full payoff (hallelujah), to having to separate our family for special reasons, to making progress on the home renovations and now being uncertain again … Continue reading Progress and Uncertainty
Wouldn't it be boring if there wasn't something new coming up in your day to day? It would be extremely boring especially when you don't have any neighbors or people visiting you on occasion of which we have neither. Living here is a perfect blend of drama and adventure between our animals, wildlife and us … Continue reading Always something…