No one in either one of our families had experience with acreage and large livestock. When we purchased our property, we needed to maintain its status as it was already in AG exemption, so we needed to make a decision quick. We went back and forth for a while, between goats and cattle. We finally… Continue reading Failure
It’s been a busy one for us in the past couple of days. Lots of changes and firsts. Friday night we picked up our first bee hive! Brand new box, complete with queen and hive full of bees. When I picked it up to place it in its new spot, I held it up,… Continue reading Our Busy Weekend!
So, on our farm, we have dewberries. Tons and tons of it. Our boys like to compete to see who can pick the most each day we go out. Our first two ziplock bags, I decided to do something simple with them. I made a cobbler. If you don’t have wild dewberries growing near you,… Continue reading Blackberry Cobbler
So much goes on everyday in life. When you have one home and then have property where one day you hope to live, someday soon you hope, it gets kinda busy. When to take water, when to buy feed, how much hay to put up. When to build fencing for more pasture, where to put… Continue reading Decisions, Decisions
Man have we been waiting for this day since February 4th! We had bought a 3 in 1 longhorn deal. For those of you unfamiliar with buying cattle, a 3 in 1 is a momma cow, a calf, and the momma is bred again. So, 3 for the price of one. A 2 in 1… Continue reading Birth day on the Farm
We are fans of great tasting food. We are also fans of quick, great tasting food. While this one may not cook quickly, it preps quick enough to make up for it. Sometimes, we get it ready the night before, and place foil over the top of the pan, and put it in the fridge. First,… Continue reading Potato, sausage, and green bean bake
We all have big plans don’t we? Get good grades in high school, go to a good college and earn that Bachelors degree. After that it’s a good paying job, marriage , a house, and then kids. That’s all well and good, but most of us have realized, at least by our early 20’s,… Continue reading Expectation versus reality