I've had sheep a couple of years now. We got Buttercup and Gypsy when they were just 8 weeks old. We brought them home and just stared at them... for days! They are registered Babydoll Southdowns, which means they are a miniature breed. They are known as the smiling sheep because of their … Continue reading Why I love sheep
Holy duck eggs, Batman! I have no idea what we're going to do with 48 ducks if all these eggs hatch. Let me back up a bit and explain what's going on. I have a friend. He has a bunch of ducks. He wants MORE ducks! He saw my post on Facebook when Luna, … Continue reading This Is EGG-citing!
I've always loved ducks. #1 reason... because they are so stinking CUTE! But, cute doesn't pay the bills or feed the family so I decided to do a little research about these adorable little waddlers. Turns out, not only are they great eye candy, but they serve a very useful purpose on the homestead. … Continue reading The NOT AT ALL Ugly Ducklings
Everyone on a homestead has a job to do.... including these 2 Little cuties. Mice are inevitably bound to find their way into the barns and sheds when grain and hay are left laying around. Even though I think mice have the cutest little faces, they are such a nuisance and carry diseases. Which … Continue reading Little Mousers!
Here in Southwest Missouri, we truly have a 4 season year. Summer is hot and humid. Fall is crisp, cool and colorful. Winter is dark, dreary and cold. BUT... then comes spring! Full of hope, excitement and life. Days are getting longer and warmer. Daffodils push their way through the dormant soil and display their buttery … Continue reading Springing to Life!