An Ordinary Day on the Farm

A new day.  I breathe in the fresh air with thanksgiving. Today’s to-do list: Pick up granddaughter so she can play at Grammie and Papa’s house while Mama is at work. Dig big holes in four places and plant fruit trees. Check on seedlings.  Move larger pots if they are not getting enough sun. Remove debris from garden.  Five young volunteers are coming Saturday to help me design garden beds. Bottle feed lambs three times today.  Rough work. Take goats for a walk. Spend time with my daughter, Shyanne, who has just moved back home.  It is delightful to have … Continue reading An Ordinary Day on the Farm

In Season

Between learning how to spin, how to knit, how to make soap, how to play fiddle and continuing all the other things I can do like crocheting, sewing, coming up with business ideas, cooking, baking, and attempting to be Susie Homesteader of the Year, I am exhausted!  I sit and look at the baby now.  Spend hours reading and thinking about what I should be doing right this very minute but alas, no motivation.  I want to plan my garden but don’t know where my garden will be.  I want to get things ready for the farmer’s market early, but … Continue reading In Season