Mike and I are gearing up once again for our busiest time of year, spring. Well, I should say that we are already in gear. Things get hopping around here starting about early February. We kick off the year with lambing and kidding, then seed starts in the greenhouse. That is pretty time consuming - … Continue reading Spring At The Farm – Tiny Cabin, Babies and Gardens
Winter at the farm has been a challenging and transforming one for Mike and I. The stretch of the last three months has probably been more profound for us than our entire marriage span until this point. But, in the end the Lord works wonders in all things and we are in a very good … Continue reading Winter Challenges And New Motivations At The Farm
As we hunker down for winter and prep for Thanksgiving this coming week I thought I'd do a little write up on what the fall activities have been this past month here at the farm. As all homesteaders know, there is a constant need to upgrade and 'optimize' the utility of the farm; particularly space … Continue reading The Goings On At The Farm
The crisp cool air is settling in here in the Smokies. Wood burning stoves are active as smoke and fog (it's hard to tell as they look the same) nestle across the valley floors. The leaves are beginning to turn though only in the early fall color varieties. This morning I have the wood cook … Continue reading Fall Is Wild – Insightful Times In Our Lives
Well, it's Sunday and I am taking a little break from farm chores to pen a note to you all about the goings on around here. To say things have been insane has been an understatement. With the construction going on at the farm....to say the lumber spike in prices have not been shocking, is … Continue reading Sunday! Fuel Shortage! Oh, My!