Today on Porch Talk With Lori I discuss the tragedy that was 9/11 and how it hit our family so hard. This event changed the trajectory of our whole life for our family. I talk of the learning journey we took to get where we are today as homesteaders. I add two videos here. The … Continue reading Porch Talk With Lori: Today I Talk About Why We Became Homesteaders & How 9/11 Hit Our Family Hard And What We Did About It
This is my favorite time of year; the temperature starts to dip in the evenings, the humidity drops and the first shades of fall color begin to intersperse amongst the pines. Most of us, during harvest season, go into "nesting mode." The aromatic candles, the black eyed Susans in water vases, apple pies, thoughts of … Continue reading August: What A Month At The Farm. Harvest Season Is Here!
July is a beautiful time of year here at HiBar Ranch. See what's been going on as we celebrate the Fourth of July and enjoy all the beauty and grandeur that is the Smoky Mountains. Remember to subscribe to our youtube channel if you'd like to follow our videos. https://youtu.be/ElLuzvOS6FU
We were able to get so much done on the tiny house this last week!! Ridge beam, rafters, sky light framing, dormer framing, new lawn......wow. Follow our tiny cabin journey. https://youtu.be/HN-SFAd54Iw
My hand crank cream separator has not been working. Why? I am not sure. Apparently, in spring, goat milk has less fat so there isn't a lot of cream to separate. Maybe that was it. Or, maybe we weren't running the hand crank fast enough to get it to separate. Who knows. But, the bottom … Continue reading Finally! My New Cream Separator Has Arrived