Category Archives: Farm Life

Potato diggers

What does the 4 year old do when digging potatoes? She digs… She digs…a hole To…. Lay in! Advertisements

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Is there anything cuter…

There are many things in life I find delight in, good food, beautiful art, nature, quiet time… to name a few.  However, there isn’t much that comes close to watching newborn piglets scamper about. Less than a day old and … Continue reading

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Projects

With all the new shelters being milled/ built, its sparked all kinds of creative energy in the kids. One kid is building a new movable pen for some of his rabbits. Another of my sons decided I needed a new … Continue reading

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Mizerly…

The dog shelter we built, many years ago, finally needed to be taken down.  We needed something new for the dogs.  What does a new dog shelter have to do with being “Mizerly”?  Should I say… thrifty… or cheap?  No… … Continue reading

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Co-Parenting

Pigs are herd animals.  They all have individual personalities, clear likes and dislikes.  Yet they do not like to be alone.  They will talk to each other, fight with each other even bicker for the favored sleeping position in the … Continue reading

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Bearing Crosses

  We love heritage breeds.  We’ve raised other more “modern” breeds but they simply do not thrive living outdoors meandering like heritage breeds do.  Side by side, in the same conditions eating the same food, heritage grow better, are happier, … Continue reading

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Prancing Piggies

  Even though we’ve had them around for years, I am always amazed by these little critters.  They come out ready to take on the world.  These guys are just three days old. It’s a busy time on the farm … Continue reading

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Malcolm

AKA “Mal”, taking a break from playing Frisbee and making sure that nobody else can play without him.  

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Swings!

Have you ever priced, or bought, swings for your swing set?!? We’ve gone through several swings finally giving up, for a while, because nothing seemed to last. Our youngest girls are getting bigger, plus the grandbebes are here all the … Continue reading

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New coop

We are constructing a new “mobile” chicken coop for the new layers.  The wood was milled here from trees we cut down a few years ago.

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