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Beautiful blankets

Beautiful blankets

We sent some of our wool last fall to MacAusland’s Woolen Mill in PEI. By providing our own wool we get seriously wholesale prices on woolen blankets and yarn. Twelve pounds to a queen blanket. So we sent about three bags full over for blankets […]

before & after: our bedroom

before & after: our bedroom

I kept putting off this post because our bedroom isn’t completely finished. There are still a few more photos to hang and projects to work on. But then I realized that a room is never completely finished. Like us, rooms and houses are a constant […]

On the fence about fencing

On the fence about fencing

There are a few things about farming that intimidate me and fencing is one of them. I think it’s the diverse variety of strong opinions about how it should be done coupled with me having no experience to be able to sift through these opinions. […]

the coop scoop

the coop scoop

I know, the title makes it sound like there’s scandal in the hen house. Not really. I just thought it sounded cute. Our chickens roam the grounds and honestly, their chicken-y ways crack me up. They’re always clucking and cooing and ruffling their feathers. Come […]

Moving Sparkles II and Louie III

Moving Sparkles II and Louie III

It’s times like these that I wish I had gone to 4-H and learned the “proper” way to handle cattle. And then spent the time breaking them to halter. This year’s Jersey steers are off to a good start and I wanted to move them […]

go fetch!

go fetch!

Paddie & Slipper play fetch with their favourite human, Dave. Happy times are here again now that the snow has melted.