Yesterday I wrote about spring fever and I think the weatherman heard my cry and is a very vindictive person. It is so cold out today, I went out for maybe 20-30 mins to feed the animals this morning and my hands just about froze solid! I’m not kidding I could barely move them when I… Continue reading Brrr…it’s Cold Out There!!
The weather has been up and down this last week, giving us just enough taste of spring to make it really painful when the cold returns! We have several projects awaiting the thaw of spring, the biggest being fencing for all the animals. We have decided on electric fencing for our pigs, as it will… Continue reading Spring Fever
So, when we first moved the majority of our animals over to our house from my parents, I had mentioned how I think we chose the coldest weekend of the year…well this was followed by the coldest and snow(iest? is that a word, I don’t know, now it is) week of the year! We got hit… Continue reading A Crazy Week to Start our Farm
Last night was the worst storm we have had since we have been here in Nova Scotia… white-out conditions coupled with 80 km/h winds made a rough night for our animals. We didn’t expect it to be as bad as it was honestly, since every storm warning we have had has dwindled or passed… Continue reading Winter Storm Hits the Northeast
A year ago we were living in a planned community built in 2002, on 7,805 sq ft lot, now we are living in a house built in the late 1800’s, on 3.5 acres of land. It’s been quite the ride, and will continue to be lots of work, so why did we make the change?… Continue reading From Planned Community to 1800’s Farmhouse
Well, its February, which means it is time to start getting ready for our first spring “on the farm”. I have been busy researching and scouring Kijiji for deals on building supplies and baby animals. Now the stressful part of this is that we don’t have a barn…or fences, or anything really resembling somewhere to put animals. … Continue reading Getting Started on our Farm
Well, last I posted about changes coming up my post said we were planning to visit family before the school year was out. Boy was I right about things changing…. Since my last post we did homeschool in Colorado, which we were really loving, our schedule and curriculum were working out great, and everything seemed to be… Continue reading More and more changes…an update in 2017