Category Archives: General

Adios, 2017!

Happy New Year! 2017 marked my fifth year on the farm. It was a year of incredible highs and lows. It kicked me out of my reclusiveness and brought the world to my doorstep. It gave me amazing opportunities and introduced me to wonderfully authentic … Continue reading

Easy Homemade Bean & Bacon Soup

This time of year makes me miss the lush, green Tampa winters. It’s bleak and frigid outside and the last thing I want to do is leave the house and fight holiday traffic just for a quick trip to the … Continue reading

Farm Donations & Pumpkin Eating

The weather has been chilly and gloomy lately. We’ve had over seven inches of rain in less than a week. The pond has been brutally low for two years so I’m happy to see it filling up. I’ve been taking advantage of being … Continue reading

How to Make a Homemade Chick Diaper

It’s official. I’ve become the crazy chicken lady.  This morning I spent an hour trying to make a diaper for a chick. Let me explain. It’s very late in the season to have a hen want to hatch eggs and … Continue reading

Livestock Feed in a Pinch

I’ll fully admit there have been times when I haven’t made it to the feed store before closing and have had to get creative with what the animals eat for dinner. During spring and summer months there’s so much natural browse and insects the … Continue reading

What’s Up Lately?

I haven’t posted much lately on my blog but I’ve been making changes to my site to (hopefully) make it a bit more user friendly. I recently added a photo gallery which seems to be popular so far. I know … Continue reading

Finally Fall

It’s the time of year when the air is finally cooling. I always seem to be happiest when I can have my morning tea by a crackling, fussy fire. Sometimes it’s like a crotchety, yet familiar and wise old man. Other … Continue reading

The Little Poult that Could

After so many devastating losses here lately I’m happy to finally have something positive to talk about. In one of my previous posts about flea market animals I wrote about buying two turkey poults (baby turkeys).  Unfortunately, I made a … Continue reading

Unbearable Losses

It seems like just last week Rupert was killed. His death completely changed the energy of my farm and I’m far from over his loss. I haven’t been able to keep up with my blog. It’s hard to write when … Continue reading

All Natural Dry Shampoo

It’s been awhile since I last posted. A lot has happened and I’ve been down but In light of having so many friends who have been affected by hurricanes I thought it would be a good time to post for those … Continue reading