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Burning Grass – Part 1

A few weeks ago Caleb decided to burn off some grass that we mow for hay.  This patch of grass is in an area where johnson grass is a major problem and it has gone a little crazy so…

Gardening

Corn Patch – Making a New Garden

So if you follow me on Facebook then you will have seen some videos of me doing some prep work on a new garden.  This garden is for sweet corn and nothing else. As our family continues to grow…

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Nesting or Just Getting Crap Done

So  two weekends ago my sisters sweetly arranged to meet at the halfway point between us and take my kiddos for the weekend, so I could get a few things done before baby #4 gets here. A while back…

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New Birds

So back in early November the neighbors dogs came and visited the farm….uninvited I should add…..well one of them decided to bust into my chicken coop and then proceeded to kill 7 out of 8 of our chickens. Well…

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Farm Pets

Every farm has pets. Some live inside, some outside. Some are useful, some are not. Some are tame and some are not. On our farm we currently have a do and 2 cats…..well kinda. None of them are inside…

Cook with Me

Freezing Celery 

I don’t know about you guys, but I’m not a celery eater.  Never have been. But, I do like cooking with it every now and then for the flavor it add to foods. When I do cook with it,…

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Helper’s

We (Caleb and I) drag our kids everywhere with us, like our parents did when we were little. The only difference is we have a 4-door truck and in my family we all crammed into the cab together. We…

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Getting Ready to Calve

It’s cold outside right now, but thankfully we haven’t gotten much ice so far. As I’m sitting here trying to stay warm, I thought I would share what we were up to the other day when it was really…

Farming The Farm

Getting Ready for the storm

I don’t what the weather is doing in your area, but here in Southeast Kansas we went from low 70’s yesterday to a high of 37 degrees today and then tomorrow they are calling for rain/ice through Saturday…..YUCK! Here’s…