How Much Does it Cost to Have a Farm Animal?

We knew how much it cost to buy the farm animals.  Approximately two or three dollars per chick.  $200 per alpaca (that was a smoking deal).  $200 for the pair of adorable goats to be bartered for herbal medicine.  (Another great deal.  We should be able to sell Katrina’s babies for $200-$300 each!) What we didn’t … More How Much Does it Cost to Have a Farm Animal?

Shyanne Mae

Eighteen years ago on this morn A baby girl was soon to be born With soft brown curls and big blue eyes She viewed the world as a big surprise… From the beginning, Shyanne would only be with me.  As a baby she would not let others hold her, would only stay tucked on my … More Shyanne Mae

Merry Christmas

As a lot of you know, I wanted to be a nun when I was a teenager.  I love the portrayal of nuns in the movie, Trouble With Angels, and I have always liked the nuns I knew growing up.  But, God intended for me to be a wife, mom, and grandma.  Which is great, I … More Merry Christmas

Ten Things You Should Know When Moving to a Small Town

We  live in a small town in Colorado.  Actually three small towns act as one community out here.  Elizabeth is the first town where our shop was and where the most stores are.  More and more hoity toity houses are being built on the outskirts but the town is still holding its own charm and … More Ten Things You Should Know When Moving to a Small Town

The Old, Old Farmdog

I wanted a ferret.  “You do not want a ferret, ” Grandpa exclaimed.  He gave me reasons, but I had tuned him out.  I wanted one. I had just turned twenty-two and still knew everything.  Andrew had just turned three and we had recently lost our wolf hybrid that he identified with and loved.  Andrew … More The Old, Old Farmdog