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How To Milk A Goat, First Strawberry Harvest, Homegrown Meal and More! Week 21 2017

The kids planted flowers and we snacked on strawberries… it was a lovely day until we had an encounter with an angry snake. We added salt to the pool as it continued to fill. The kids volunteered to get in … Continue reading

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Stormy Weather, More Stormy Weather, and A New Swing Week 20 2017

Thankfully yesterday’s storms didn’t pan out as predicted and we just got a lot of heavy rain. Today is another stormy day… will this weather ever settle down? There is a high risk weather alert out in our area today … Continue reading

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Processing Chickens, A Bunny Play Pen, and More! Week 19 2017

Hope everyone has a wonderful Mother’s Day! Yep… I did, I went for a ride on one of our goats! We got a few things done outside, then it started to rain. So it turned out being one of those … Continue reading

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Cedar Apple Rust, Bad Luck with Bunnies, New Goat Kids and More! Week 18 2017

We’ve always dealt with cedar apple rust but this year it will be worse than usual because of the wet weather we’ve been having. I find it annoying, but at the same time, it’s very interesting. I did a little … Continue reading

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A New Calf On the Homestead, Guinea Is Sitting On Turkey Eggs and More! Week 17 2017

Today is lock down for our turkey eggs! I’m showing you the steps that need to be done to prepare them for hatching. Just a little update on what I have planted so far and how the garden is doing. … Continue reading

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DIY Chicken Tractor, Planting the Garden, Cute Bunnies and More! Week 16 2017

We finally got a chicken tractor built! It’s a little late, but better late than never! At least now we have it made and ready to go for future use. We’re wanting to make one more, but we’ll use this … Continue reading

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New Kids Born, Things Are Blooming, Garden Planting Started & More! Week 15 2017

Just getting the evening chores done and took a little stroll around the yard to show ya what’s blooming at the moment. We’re milking Nutmeg for the first time this year! If it’s not one thing… it’s another… It was … Continue reading

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New Baby Bunnies, A Living Stone and More! Week 14 2017

Our bunnies sure are growing! It’s a beautiful day and would be a perfect day to get a lot done outside but we have to go out of town for an appointment. Oh well, it was still a great day! … Continue reading

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Preparing For Baby Bunnies, New Animals On the Homestead and More! Week 13 2017

It’s fun day Friday so We’re going skating! After that, play ends and work starts… there’s so much to do! We got supplies to make the turkey run and while we were in town, we ended up picking up our … Continue reading

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Chicks Are Hatching, We’re Starting Seeds and More! Week 11 2017

Oh dear… there was a whole lot of gobbling going on so we went to check it out. We discovered a flock of wild turkeys had come to visit and the next thing we know, the toms are mating with … Continue reading

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