Christmas on the Farm

Now that the chaos of Christmas is behind us I am able to take a bit of time to reflect on our Christmas. Our Christmas tree is coming down, the nativity is being packed away and we are preparing for a new year with all the unknowns that are to come! This year I felt like …

Turtle Cookies

When I was eight I entered our county fair’s Hershey’s Cocoa cookie contest and shockingly I won! I feel like I need to thank my Mom for that! At eight I’m sure I wasn’t baking alone! I won with a Chocolate cookie with a pecan on top with chocolate drizzle. Here’s a picture to prove …

Thursday are Herd Health Day

Every other Thursday we have this routine day at the farm called herd health day. On this day our veterinarian comes to the farm to examine our cows and heifers, while I strap on a 25+ pound one-year-old in our Ergo baby carrier. (I know I need to upgrade our backpack to a heavier duty one. I actually just ordered …

Don’t Cry Over Broken Egg

That’s a saying right?!?! Ok maybe not but that sums up my day today. I’ve been running ragged the past week as our farm accountant is coming at the end of the week and I have been busy trying to get everything straight. And on top of that we have a toddler who is a …

Caring for Our Calves

I know you love all the pictures I post of our baby Jersey calves. They are pretty cute! And you probably also think you’d love to feed those babies and care for them each day like we do. But much like a real life baby, calves come with their own kinds of troubles. No not …