Tennessee Flooding Today Nearly Took Out Half Our Farm

Well today has been an exhausting one.  Tennessee has been saturated with torrential rains.  You've probably seen by now that water is raging through Gatlinburg, TN and Sevierville, TN is completely flooded in areas. This morning we awoke to insane water on our farm.  I will have pictures up in a few days as the … Continue reading Tennessee Flooding Today Nearly Took Out Half Our Farm

Our New Quick “VLOG” That Captures Why We’ve Started A YouTube Channel – Homesteading & Rural Living (& Farm Poetry)

We love writing and blogging about life on the farm and living a way of life that is tied intrinsically to the land.  I love writing poetry and photography as well so it is wonderful that our family, comprised over 20 somethings all the way up to 70 somethings have decided we should start a … Continue reading Our New Quick “VLOG” That Captures Why We’ve Started A YouTube Channel – Homesteading & Rural Living (& Farm Poetry)

Snow Flurries & Frozen Water With Babies In The Barn

Yesterday started with a balmy 21 degrees here in the smokies at our farm.  The chores were less than ideal as when heading out I found that our water was frozen for the livestock barn.  All the water feeders were frozen up; buckets, rabbit's water bottles and even the water stand itself.  We have three … Continue reading Snow Flurries & Frozen Water With Babies In The Barn

Babies In The House ~ Keys To Successful Lambing & Kidding

It's 21 degrees this morning at the farm (Monday early morning).  The clouds are hanging low and frost covers our farm.  I am sitting by our wood cook stove warming, along with our new little critter, Princess Nicketti, whom our daughter has renamed "Lil Bean".  She is one of our newborn Nigerian Dwarf dairy goat … Continue reading Babies In The House ~ Keys To Successful Lambing & Kidding