Beautiful Eggs!

A few weeks ago, we collected our first egg from the new chickens or pullets.  It was quite exciting as we weren’t expecting eggs for another month or two! Today, our hens are laying an abundance of lovely, multicolored eggs for us to share and enjoy.  We find most of the eggs in the nesting boxes, but a couple of the hens are […]

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Friday Farm Favorites: A Farmgirl Abroad

These photographs were taken last summer in London at one of my favorite places—Trafalgar Square.  I first visited this vibrant place as a student studying in London for a semester, and I’ve loved it ever since. Trafalgar Square, a lovely open space, is a landmark heritage site in the City of Westminster (central London).  At its center is Nelson’s Column, […]

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The Weekly Bleat: Maud Update #2

Many of you have been interested in our dog, Maud, and her recovery since she became ill a few weeks ago.  After being rushed to the emergency vet due to bleeding from her mouth, etc. and spending nearly a week at the vet clinic secondary to very, very low platelet levels and red blood cell count, she was diagnosed with immune-mediated […]

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I can do hard things.

Please take a few minutes to read a moving and inspiring post by a fellow farmgirl. Cherity, the author of Almost Farmgirl, has written a wonderful post about the challenges as well as the charms of farm life. She shares a story regarding a particularly difficult time on her farm as well as her tenacious and hopeful attitude toward it. […]

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The Weekly Bleat: Remembering Maine and Edna St. Vincent Millay

I would like to dedicate this post to my husband’s 102 year-old grandfather.  He is affectionately known as “Bump” or “Bumpy” to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, because he always bumped foreheads to say goodnight when tucking them into bed at the family’s summer retreat in Maine.  “Camp,” as this summer place is lovingly called, has been an important part of […]

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