Little Farm in the Big Woods

what’s the buzz all about?

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
what’s the buzz all about?

My oh my, spring is a busy time on the farm!  It’s been so long since I’ve had time to sit down and share with you.      

This time of year...

meet our new rabbits

Monday, April 27, 2015
meet our new rabbits

Well, this spring has been a busy time on our farm.  Our chicks and ducklings are growing bigger every day.  Our very pregnant goats are growing wider...

spring fever

Friday, March 20, 2015
spring fever

Well, the last few weeks have seen some big changes around our little farm!  I’ve started planting some veggie seeds, as well as some fodder for the animals,in...

sweet, quiet days

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
sweet, quiet days

Well howdy there!  Things have been pretty busy around here for the last several months, but they’re quieting down now, in preparation for spring.  Now...

E - I - E - I - O

Tuesday, June 3, 2014
E - I - E - I - O

As you can tell from the picture, we have babies once again!  Oh, I don’t think there is anything cuter than nubian  babies.  They are so precious.  We...

hello spring!

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
hello spring!

Well, it is definitely Spring in our neck of the woods!  (Although, to be honest, we never really got much of a winter.)  The birds are chirping, the...

a good kind of crazy...

Thursday, January 23, 2014
a good kind of crazy...

Good grief it has been a wild year so far!  We have been busy, busy, busy!  Of course the new year started out with Frosty having her sweet little boys,...

new year and new babies!

Saturday, January 4, 2014
new year and new babies!

Happy New Year!  I hope yours is going terrific so far.  Our year has started off with a bang!  On Friday morning we walked out to the barn to feed the...

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

Thursday, December 19, 2013
‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

“While the celebration of Christ's birth draws near, 

we are busy with the bustle and cheer, 

with family and friends, 

Our milking parlor

Friday, December 13, 2013
Our milking parlor

A couple of months ago I wrote that we were expecting goat babies any time.  We were so excited for those little bundles, not to mention the milk that...

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

Monday, December 9, 2013

Oh, I just love the snow!  I love when the sun comes up in the morning and makes everything sparkle.  We have just a little bit of snow right now, but...

Rustic Christmas Tree Ornament

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

This is a really fun and easy little ornament that you can make to hang on your tree.  It takes just a couple of minutes, and frankly, is one of my favorite...

beautiful

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Isn’t God’s creation stunning?   





Every day I’m delighted by the breathtaking colors of the autumn leaves all around...

fall preparations

Friday, October 4, 2013

As the days grow cooler, and daylight becomes shorter, we’re beginning to prepare for the even colder and harsher weather we can expect in winter.   Now...

Got Milk? Herbal Tonic

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Got Milk? Herbal Tonic

Got Milk? Herbal Tonic Recipe

parts should be measured by volume, not weight

(You decide how much you make, by deciding what size...

Mama Goat Herbal Tonic

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Mama Goat Herbal Tonic

Mama Goat Herbal Tonic-

parts should be measured by volume, not weight

(You decide how much you make, by deciding what size each...

autumn blessings

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Autumn has arrived in our neck of the woods!  I love autumn.  I love the sound the wind makes when it’s blowing through the trees.  I adore watching the...

good news!

Monday, August 26, 2013

The good people from the Department of Wildlife, Fish & Game caught the bear that attacked our animals and took it away!  Hooray!!! 

There...

sweet, sweet rain

Monday, August 19, 2013
sweet, sweet rain

Ahhhh.  I love the smell of rain.  It’s so refreshing and invigorating.  We got just a few minutes of wild rain last night.  We laid there enjoying the...

bear attack!

Saturday, August 10, 2013
bear attack!

Well, things have been a little crazy this week.  On Tuesday night we were woken up in the middle of the night by our baby goat, Angel, in our backyard,...