I finally got around to making my own tulip wreath using Dollar Tree materials this morning! I used 23 flower stems, 1 roll of ribbon (used the wrap method to hold the flowers on the frame), and 1 wire frame. I think I'm possibly going to add another set of stems in the top left … Continue reading Tulip wreath
Well, Bessie is nothing if not dramatic this time around at the end of her pregnancy! After all of that worry on Friday evening and all of the treatment for the milk fever, guess what we found on Sunday morning??? This beautiful boy was born! The vet even checked her Friday night while she was … Continue reading Beautiful boy
We just walked in the door (11pm). We've been at the barn since 5:30. Bessie is down. We called for an emergency vet visit - she has milk fever. She seems like she will pull through: she's alert, eating, and drinking. She just can't get up. If Ted hadn't caught it though...she'd have been gone … Continue reading Milk fever!!!
Daisy obviously missed me. She's been on my lap since we got home from Chicago. If I sit down, she's on my lap. If I get up, she keeps me in sight, following me from room to room. When I sit down again, she's back on my lap. I am loved.
My oldest turned 28 today. We have spent the past four days in Chicago so we could spend time with her. It was so great, getting to see into her adult life and enjoy time together. Janeesa, 28, and Jake, 12 She has a great job, a cute apartment, a funny cat, a loving boyfriend, … Continue reading Happy birthday, Janeesa!
We brought home 1800 pounds of pig feed, and then Ted had to fill the big gravity feeder with it all. It's not as simple as you'd think. First, the bags go into the tractor bucket (as many as will fit without spilling). Then Ted drives the tractor down the path through the woods to … Continue reading Feeding the pigs is a whole process
The chickens love free ranging. They love pecking and scratching through the yard, driveway, and woods for tasty buggy treats. This young rooster is just gorgeous. His tail feathers have that green sheen to them that game birds have. He struts his stuff around the hens like crazy, but they just ignore him for the … Continue reading Fluffy butts on parade