Are any of you getting tired of winter?

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We sure are. Yesterday we got four more inches of snow and it dropped to -21° F last night and the high today is -4. But at least the sun is out and that...

Our wood is nearly all stacked on our porch

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We've been working for a few days cutting, splitting, and hauling wood into the back porch for winter. David was off work and helped us one day and Will and I kept up after...

We’ve been haying

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With a stretch of hot, dry weather, we've started our haying in earnest. Yesterday we put up more than 100 bales in the loft of our storage building and this morning, Will and our...

I had a terrible spring cold

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I hope I haven't worried any of you but I just wasn't up to blogging last week. I got a terrible spring cold — runny nose and coughing 24/7. Yep, I took zinc, vitamin...

Q and A: salve for goats, bush scallop squash, and freezing weather

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Salve for goats I am making this salve. Is there anything in it that would hurt my goats? 1/2 cup coconut oil 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup dried comfrey 1/4 cup dried calendula 2 oz beeswax...