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Handmade Soap

Handmade Soap

  We love learning new crafts and skills. In addition to learning to spin yarn at home, I have been working on perfecting old fashioned soap making! I have so much fun trying to simplify our lives and do more things on our own rather than just buying goods at the store. I have this beautiful vision in my mind of a family farm where we grow our own food and make a lot of our own goods at home. It is so satisfying being able to make the things you need to take care of yourself. I feel so much more connected to...

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Doggone skunk funk!

Doggone skunk funk!

Meet Finley, our sweet, stinky, skunky dog. I had always heard of people's dogs being sprayed by a skunk, but somehow I thought I would never have to face it. I was wrong. Last week we were all having fun outside, when all of a sudden we smelled an intense skunk scent. Where was Finley? She was out in the field playing in the same direction that the skunk smell was coming from. We rushed her inside to the shower and I immediately threw a can of tomato sauce on her hair. (This was her second shower of the week I might...

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Yogi's Story (Our sick Highland calf)

Yogi's Story (Our sick Highland calf)

The situation: Yogi is our sweet highland calf that we brought home last December. She is very sweet and also timid. We noticed this February that her breathing was very raspy, but it was right after that arctic blast we had so we thought she probably had pneumonia. We listened to her lungs with our stethoscope and she definitely sounded coarse, so we treated her with Nuflor on the farm. She seemed to feel better and was more energetic, but then a few weeks later we noticed the raspiness again. This time, it sounded like the raspiness was coming from her throat....

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Kidding Season is Coming to a Close

Kidding Season is Coming to a Close

As our kidding season comes to a close, we are thankful for all our sweet babies and for all we have learned throughout the process. This was our very first year breeding and kidding and it was a whirlwind of excitement and heartbreak.

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