Since Bob is gone so much for work and so tired when he is home, I rely on his two-week vacation every August for tackling the big stuff. Nope. His vacations are not spent traveling to some exotic locale, sipping on IPAs by the side of a pool. They are spent here moving the farm... Continue Reading →
Reminding Myself Where We Started…and How Nice It Is Now
I love Advent and Christmas. I love the buildup of Advent. I love the Christmas season. And I love how are living room seems perfectly suited for this time of year. I was taking this picture of the farmhouse living room and it struck me how far we've come. The renovation sort of ended a... Continue Reading →
Nine New Chicks…Surprise!
It has been sooooo crazy busy with the two "situations" that took over my life in March 2022 that I didn't even notice we were one hen short at night. Bob and Emma count chickens when they close up the coop at night. I don't. So imagine my surprise when late one night--after a veeeeerrryyy... Continue Reading →
And Rosie Makes Three…Cows, that Is
Just when I thought Scarlett was not pregnant after all, since her due date came and went, she gives birth to a lovely heifer on a cold, wet afternoon in late October. I was on my way to town to have dinner and see a movie with my oldest and I was trying to get... Continue Reading →
Welcome to Our Farm Journey!
Are you longing for a simpler life? Do you wish you knew basics like how to bake bread? Do sunflowers and piglets make you smile? Then you’re in the right place. Join us on our journey to go from city dwellers to sustainable farmers, with a whole lot of expensive mistakes made along the way!