Category Archives: Mother Nature

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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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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Clearing

Last year we, the kids and my husband, spent quite a bit of time clearing out some of our land in the back.  They dug out stumps, cut more trees and chipped a TON of brush.  They used the chips … Continue reading

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Nature’s Candy

It’s spring which means that the days are getting longer, things are starting to warm up, and sap is starting to run.  Here in the northeast it’s normal to see tree taps in maple trees  all over the place from … Continue reading

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Spring must be on it’s way

The weather is so amazing today, we decided to make a stop on our way home from an appointment.  There is a state park near us that has an abundance of wildlife and views that go on forever.  There were … Continue reading

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Simpler Time….

This picture of our son, Daniel, just puts me back into a time when life was simple…..

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Shoveling out….

The “old Girl” had a hard time of it initially (see previous post), but in the end prevailed! Meghan working hard trying to give the dogs some extra room, though they were loving a good romp in the snow!  (have … Continue reading

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Neighbors

Many have already heard this short but significant (to us, anyway) story, but there are some who haven’t that may enjoy hearing it as much as I have enjoyed telling it… On the morning of the storm the tractor would not start.  It … Continue reading

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