Fall Fun on the Farm 2015

Fall Fun on the Farm 2015

  We had a beautiful day for our fall event! Those who came had a lovely time, I think.

Another Farm Fun Day for the books

Another Farm Fun Day for the books

Farm Fun day has come and gone. We had a lovely time chasing kids around, watching them blow bubbles, dress-up, swing, imagine in the tree house, play in the creek, get dirty, eat, take wagon rides and lots of other fun stuff. The pitch-in picnic lunch was great, the company was tops, and the day […]

Strawberries

Strawberries

I am thrilled to report that our strawberry patch that we planted last year and begrudgingly removed the blooms to give the plants a strong start are doing smashingly! They are producing up a storm and I am doing everything I can to keep up with production! I have now frozen three gallons for future […]

Party like it's 1899!

Party like it’s 1899!

The first time we walked into the dusty old barn two years ago, I pictured this night- a barn dance! (Cam pictured hay space, but whatever, we see who won that battle.) I think the barn might be a little bit magical. Or, maybe it just seems that way to me when our friends all […]

Maple Syrup 2015

Maple Syrup 2015

The past few weeks (before Snowmageddon here in Kentuckiana) were filled with marking, tapping, collecting, boiling, and bottling Maple syrup. This is an enterprise we have done before, but this year we are doing it on a larger scale with the goal of six gallons of syrup. It takes 40-60 gallons of Maple sap to […]

Lila turns 8

Lila turns 8

My big girl turned eight this month. For her, this seemed to be a pretty important birthday. =) She seemed more excited and antsy on this birthday eve than on Christmas eve! She wanted to a haveĀ  Dolphin Girl party. What, you might ask, is Dolphin girl? She’s an underwater super hero of Lila’s imagination. […]

2014- The year in review

2014- The year in review

We didn’t get a Christmas letter out this year, but I was still left with the feeling of wanting to look back on the year. 2014 was a good one for us. I’ve been thinking every year as the girls get older that *this* is my favorite age (except when they were 2 1/2 and […]

Pioneer  Dinner and glasses!

Pioneer Dinner and glasses!

We had a pretty great weekend last weekend. We hung around the farm for the most part. Cam went hunting Saturday morning and got back mid morning. At that point, he and his buddy “Uncle Ross” carved up a ram from our sheep flock for the freezer. Cam butchered the deer he had gotten earlier […]

Fall Fun on the Farm

Fall Fun on the Farm

Old Capitol Farm’s first public event happened! We hosted horse-drawn wagon rides to a pumpkin field, some old-fashioned races, s’more roasting, and face painting. The families who came all seemed to really enjoy themselves and so did we. It is always a pleasure sharing the farm. This was no exception.       We spent […]