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Saving Our Pasture From Stickers, Weekend Fun and More! Week 35

Our pasture is being invaded by sticker plants, so we decided it was time to get rid of them. What’s the best way to get rid of them and prevent them from spreading? Clip them out one by one… We … Continue reading

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Chickens React To the Eclipse, How To Can Potatoes, Make Cheese and More! Week 33

Ever wonder what a chicken does during an eclipse? Here’s what ours did… How to can potatoes… See how our turkey poults, Lucky and Chance, liked being moved outside to the chicken tractor… In this video I show you how … Continue reading

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A Calf That Misses His Milk, A Long Day of Cooking, It Was a Week Full of Silliness! Week 32

Just a morning filled with chores and animal silliness! We like to take time to make quick and easy things to grab and go, like hot pockets and burritos. That way during busy times we have things to eat when … Continue reading

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A Fall Garden, A Fairy Garden, and A Storm That Damaged Our Gardens Week 31

Finally we got some much needed rain! Unfortunately, with that rain came a storm that left us with some damage. Looking at the positive side, everyone is fine, all the animals are fine, and that’s all that matters. I’ve been … Continue reading

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We Have New Turkey Poults! Week 30 continued…

We had a second turkey hatch out! We decided to name them Lucky and Chance because we took a chance incubating them and we ended up getting lucky and having 2 turkey poults hatch. 🙂 One of our goals for … Continue reading

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It’s Fair Time! Week 30

Another fair has come to a close… lots learned and great memories made! It’s day 2 of the fair. All Miley has left to have judged is chickens and garden entries. We show you a few of her entries and … Continue reading

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Family, Laughter and Fun… All the Good Stuff of Life! Week 28

The county fair is next week so I’m doing a little work in the garden to hopefully help it coast through until the fair is over and I have more time to get some serious maintenance done. We had family … Continue reading

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A Surprise Hatchling, An Answered Prayer, and Attempting to Hatch More Turkey Eggs! Week 26 2017

I was sitting there giving Neville his vitamins… or at least attempting to… when Miley came running in saying there was a little chick outside! She was so excited! We put mamma hen and chick in our chicken tractor so … Continue reading

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Switching Chores, Garden Work, Staking Tomatoes and More! Week 25 2017

There’s a lot of stuff going on today, first we’re getting chores done! Our turkey hen has started a new clutch of eggs, hopefully this time hatching will be successful. There was a broody hen running around so we captured … Continue reading

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Our Hay is Baled, Staking Tomatoes, Determined Hen and More! Week 24 2017

They showed up to bale our alfalfa. A storm was threatening to roll through so we scrambled to get it all picked up before it rained. Oh what a windy day!! I’m starting to let Ollie out so that he … Continue reading

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