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All about goats! The good, the bad and the scary!

We've had goats almost non-stop for 17 years! You have to admit that goat babies are the cutest babies on the farm!  Take a look! Is this first little one not the cutest thing you've seen today? My boys used to call these airplane ears! Early morning sunbeams caught...

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A Season of Change

We're in a season of change here on the farm....so many things are happening it's hard to keep up! Our addition to the farmhouse is almost done...just a few little things left to do here and there...it's been a long road. We started this last October and hope to be...

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Snow!!

So...we were supposed to get a couple of inches of snow.  However, the storm forgot to quit when it was supposed to and we got almost a foot of snow. This is not supposed to happen here in beautiful Tennessee.  We live in the south for goodness sakes! It is beautiful...

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I’ve lived in a basement for 17 years!

Surprised?  It's true...for the last 17 years our living room, dining room and kitchen have been in a basement.  A basement with just one small window...can we say depressing? When we purchased the farm, I found a set of plans rolled up on the kitchen counter.  It was...

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2016 The Year of Adventure!

2016 looks to be packed with adventure! There is so much happening on our farm and in our lives, I don't know where to begin! Here are some of the adventures that are on our horizon... In just a few weeks, we celebrate our first wedding anniversary! We are making some...

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2015 – The Year of Change!

It's hard to believe that we are at the beginning of another new year!  If I had to give a theme to the year 2015 it would have to be the "year of change". So many things changed for me personally in 2015.  I went from a size 18/20 to a size 14! I can't tell you how...

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He’s Dragging Me Kicking and Screaming….

I'm talking about my social media guru (aka my son Jeremy).  He's been working here at the farm lately and talking to me about the fact that I'm a social media dinosaur.  I told him I was on Facebook...is there more? Evidently quite a bit more!  So as he drags me...

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The Greenhouse Project

The first project The Farmer chose to work on was my greenhouse. For several years before I met The Farmer, I took care of special needs foster children. The gardens and my greenhouse were sorely neglected.  I'm talking really neglected....like there was a tree...

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In with the new (to us)!

The Farmer found this beauty with low hours and a bucket on the front! Tractors aren't rated by the miles...but by the hours they have been used. This is considered a mid-sized tractor but she is huge to us. This pretty thing was a steal! But what took my breath away...

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Out with the old…..

When the Farmer married me, this was my farm tractor... This old Ford had been a faithful servant for many years...but it met with a very sad ending. Grab some tea and pull up a chair and I'll share how our faithful friend met her end. Many years ago, early one...

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The Farmer and The Herbalist – look what we’ve started!

I've been using herbal solutions for my family's needs for over 30 years. (I think I just dated my self!) For the last 16 or 17 years, I've been using it on all of our farm critters from the chickens and guineas to the cows and horses and everything in between.  I...

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The Wedding!!

We planned a small intimate wedding at my mama’s home. We invited immediate family and just a handful of friends who had helped to pray us through the last few months. It was a clear, sunny winter day. We were hoping we would be able to get to our cabin on top of the...

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