Prepping a summer project

During that super warm weekend, Ted hooked chains to these two old tractor tires (found while bulldozing three acres for pasture), and he moved them where I wanted them.  The plan is that these tires will beautify our barn area this spring and summer.  We're going to fill them with marigolds and maybe a few … Continue reading Prepping a summer project

Keep feed mice free

In the barn, if there's feed in feedbags, there are mice chewing into the bags and scattering it across the floor. Not only is this a waste of money, time, and resources, but it's also not sanitary. I've hit on the most foolproof way to store feed: old refrigerators placed on their backs and filled … Continue reading Keep feed mice free

Elfie and Elfis are back!

We kicked off the Christmas season by attending the city's first annual tree lighting and visiting Santa at the local ice cream shoppe. On Sunday, the elves were found hanging around on the kitchen cabinet and living room ceiling fan. On Monday, Jake made them a little Lego bed with a Creeper pillow.  They didn't … Continue reading Elfie and Elfis are back!