We opened the farm again this year to some great families who ordered Christmas trees.This year Mr. and Mrs. Claus joined us (Nana and Opa during the rest of the year) for some extra holiday cheer. Lily and Penny did a great job carting our friends around to pick up their trees!
Lila wanted to be a gargoyle this year for Halloween. This was no easy task. The process was a group effort. Nana and Lila worked on the very gruesome (in a good way) feet, Lila crafted the horns, I sewed the shirt and pants, and Lila and I created the wings. The end product was […]
Still an Authentic pumpkin patch Imagine your family hopping up on a horse drawn wagon on a crisp autumn day. The leaves have just begun to change, and the view of the hills goes on for miles. There is an atmosphere of authenticity in the air. The family who is hosting this hayride lives on […]
Every year Nana and Opa take us to the Kentucky State Fair. It’s loud, garish, crowded, smelly, and an assault on the senses that is in stark contrast to our peaceful, quiet, and isolated farm. But, we enjoy it so much! In fact, that may be one of the reasons why it’s such a blast. […]
Summertime is jam season on the farm. I’ve made blackberry, peach, and plenty of strawberry jam in my time as a farm wife. But, this summer we had a fun music jam in the barn! Friends gathered for some merry-music-making in the barn. A great crowd of musicians drifted in and claimed their seat in […]
Summertime takes the sheep all around the farm in their roving shed. Cam moves the fencing daily, rotating through each of the four quadrants around it. When they’ve grazed each quadrants, it’s time to move the shed to greener pasture. He loads the sheep into the shed and closes the door. Then, either with the […]
Sometimes my girls let me take portraits of them. Sometimes they let me braid their hair. I love it when these two things overlap!
We had a great time on a quick trip to St. Louis. This was our first visit and we packed in the fun! We stayed downtown in a Drury Inn. Our room was steps away from the pool and we enjoyed swimming in February. St Louis has all kinds of fun free things to do […]