Emma and the Chickens

This is Emma.  We picked her up a year ago.  She’d been abandoned by her mom in the middle of the night on one of the coldest nights we had last winter. She apparently is a fighter since she survived the cold temps.  She came to us as a bottle baby. This is Emma...

Heidi and Colonel

“Okay, Heidi?  Yep, the Director wants Colonel to be the pack mule and you’ve just been rescued from the rugged mountains of Colorado. You’re hurt and you can’t walk…..Colonel has come to rescue you.  Got it?  Good….” ”...

Heidi’s Work Day at the Farm

Saturday was a gorgeous day and we had a farm work day scheduled at another friend’s farm.  A perfect day to bring Heidi along so she could “work” with us.  We put her in her special traveling laundry basket and drove the miles to get to the farm. I...

Heidi – the lamb

I now have 5 sheep on my farm….never intended to have 5 sheep but this is how it starts. A cute little fuzzy face, who’s had a rough start to life… A momma’s heart that loves anything “baby”. And I said yes. Truth be told, I prefer...

Mae Mae had a little lamb…

Every parent struggles with teaching responsibility to their child.  I’ve realized it takes a concerted effort, an implemented plan, and lots of adjustments. I will admit that homesteading has afforded my children unparalleled opportunities for learning all...