Tag: rural

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

The Little Joys

I️ got to work on my tack room a lot this weekend. It is a little joy, but it has made me so excited. I️ Will post pictures soon (I️ know I️ say that a lot, but I️ will do it). It isn’t much,…

New Found Family

Sarah has been a close friend for many years. It’s always difficult to ask for help. She needed help but frankly, so did we! We needed help desperately with the farm work. She needed a stable home, but I won’t go into that, it’s…

First Ride

Due to some issues I haven’t been able to ride Zeus since his arrival. I need to update other parts of the site. Anyway, I took him and Holly out with a friend. It was one of those glorious wonderful days where everything went…

Thinking Back

With more rain my work has been slowed so I thought I would think back to when I had ducklings and review a brooding method. We read a recommendation to use a bathroom as our brooder because many people with more experience than me…

Specializing

Michael and I are still trying to decide how to specialize our farm. I know I owe you guys some posts on my new horse, and the duck pen, but given that I have been fighting a stomach flu, this is the best I…