Tag: farms

My Family Doesn’t Get It

Living on a farm is a unique experience. That might be the understatement of a lifetime. The thing is that most the time family not understanding how it works doesn’t really make a big wave or problem with the farm life. That changes when…

No Plan B

I don’t think that we ever can really plan for everything. Those of us like me who are worriers, we try a lot. The reality is that you can’t have a back up plan for every situation. I injured my knee at work about…

Farm Made it Better

I will be posting recipes on my sister blog soon, so look for them. I just wanted to share the simply joy of making a thanksgiving that included work from our own farm. It was just eggs, a great many, but the eggs are…

Winter is Coming

OK, I’m done letting my nerd shine. However it is true. Winter is right around the corner and that means it is time to start managing getting our herd ready. Or us that means prepping our horses to eat hay. Some think this is…

A Love Story

This one is going to be mushy, and sweet, and I have to say, I just don’t care. So, before I run off down this rabbit hole, let me rehash Zeus’ story for any of you who don’t know. I bought Zeus about a…

The Full Progress

Since it has been a minute I figured it was time to give you an update about what is going on around the farm, and what to look for updates on.   Our Irons in the Fire -Selling our duck eggs -Raising chicks (we’ve…

A Little Help

As many of you know, I am a teacher, and what you may not know is that I work in a low income area with special needs students. I spent $500 this year so far on supplies alone. There are some things I really…

Little Joy

School started so as a teacher you know I’ve been crazy busy. Hence the hiatus. I’m excited share we’ve had our first eggs! And they are delicious next up, the ducks

My Country for a Barn

When people think of a farm they automatically think of what of these: My property hasn’t had one because it was split from a property next door. So, we are getting one this weekend but we have been trying to figure out how it…

Summer Catch

As a teacher who owns a farm, I had been looking forward to summer for quite some time. I have lived in Georgia my entire life, but in spite of that I had forgotten something key that should have been obvious. Georgia is hot,…

A Bit of a Scare

Some dog owners out there will know what I mean when I say a dog is more than a dog. The logical part of my brain, and the one trying to make this farm happen (at this point just trying to break even!) knows…

Safety First- For a REASON

  I am writing today to share a PSA reminder on why safety comes first, in the hopes that it will help others and they won’t need my good fortune. So a fun fact about Holly that you probably don’t know: she is an…