Monthly Archives: April 2009

12 baby chicks

My order of 25 baby chicks didn’t happen as the company that I was supposed to get them from flaked out. Only after calling the hatchery again did I get told that two of the chicken breeds  in my order … Continue reading

Posted in Livestock | 3 Comments

Dramatic change in the front of the house

I have been looking forward to this day ever since we moved in. We had the two Port Orford Cedars by the front of the house taken out. They were way to close and blocked a lot of light. Along … Continue reading

Posted in Cleanup | 3 Comments

Clean up behind the barn is mostly done

Remember this? We’ve been busy. This is what this section looks like now.

Posted in Cleanup | Leave a comment

Washing happiness

We brought our washer out from storage. Both of the existing water hookups leak so we have a bucket under the hoses and keep the valves turned off when not in use. I am very excited as I hadn’t done … Continue reading

Posted in General | Leave a comment

Finally named our puppy

We’ve had “unnamed puppy” for 10 days now, so it was high time that we came up with a name.  Early contenders were Fergie and Jules.  However, I’m (probably) getting a  Ferguson TO-20 tractor and didn’t want my dog named … Continue reading

Posted in Pets | 2 Comments

Burning again

I got burn pile seven and eight done today. Yup, another exciting news flash.

Posted in Cleanup | Leave a comment

Help from a neighbor

A neighbor came by and offered to rototill our garden for us with his tractor for the cost of the diesel that he would use. He did two passed and the dirt looks awesome. It would have taken Lee six … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening | 1 Comment

Painting the chicken coop

We choose the classic farm color of red and white. I still have some touch ups to do and I need to finish painting the eves. Of course I also need to paint inside to seal the wood up.

Posted in Farm Structures | 1 Comment

Notice anything different?

This weekend was very busy. Lee built another wood rack, we bought a used mower and then I mowed for hours trying to get the grass under control by the house, we went to the dump and got rid of … Continue reading

Posted in Cleanup | 1 Comment


We had a Cedar tree taken down that was near the chicken coop. It looked almost dead so we wanted it gone before we put in the new fence. After it was fallen we were super glad that we decided … Continue reading

Posted in General | 1 Comment