You read that right! On New Year’s Day I witnessed the miracle of conception between two pigs. Ok, it may not be a miracle but close to it! Our boy is so much smaller than her that it will be a miracle if she is bred. I watched him successfully mount her though so I’m … Continue reading Precious is bred!
When I first thought of having goats, I thought of milking and all of the wonderful dairy products we could make. Our first goat as you know was a Boer with traces of Nubian. From there I just jumped into the Boer breed because there is a market in our area for them. I still … Continue reading The start of our dairy herd
In spring of 2020 we paid to have a new water line trench and the perimeter around the well to be dug out. In our zone the water line has to be below the frost line, which is four feet deep. Our old line was not that deep plus, we had pvc lines that bust … Continue reading Underground Well House
We will be upgrading our property FINALLY with a barn, shop and fencing! These three things, as you all know, we desperately have needed! Not to mention, we were able to purchase our dream tractor after many years of it being part of our goal! AAAAAAND we purchased a lofted cabin for yours truly, to … Continue reading Tractor, New Structures and Fencing
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
It's snowing as I write this. Still, Spring is around the corner! The birds are singing, when the weather is nice of course, and the bugs are slowly popping up. I. Cannot. Wait. This year, we are growing a garden. Something we didn't do last year Spring time. We missed out on growing tomatoes and … Continue reading Spring around the corner