Sunday, April 30, 2017

Scientific Circus.

Another fun kids "play"....'Super Scientific Circus'. It was one of the best yet, learned some cool the sound of a whip crack is actually a sonic boom not the tip hitting anything, and saw some great tricks.
Some games first.

Crafts too.

Izzy's...our new "after play" tradition. Silly kids.

I feel bad that poor Molly is an only child. Hopefully she can hang in for about a month for our next doe that is due to kid so she can have some playmates.

She still knows how to jump around like a crazy girl.

So cute!

Willie and Queen B have been very friendly, I think we will be having August babies wink wink.

Can't wait to see how much color we get.
Still have Honcho up for sale...he really wants a herd of his own.

Crazy daredevil child.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Mighty Medieval play!

We really lucked out when we bought our little farm, the kids K-5 school is fortunate to be in this district. A special bonus, they have a wonderful music teacher. The kids put on a couple programs every year, which are always amazing. Their spring program this year was no exception.

They all work so hard, we often get to hear the songs for weeks prior to the big day as they practice them around the house.

Little Miss Molly is a week old...she is just a little cutie!

I am so glad I get to keep her here, I have a feeling she is going to make a big impact on our herd in the future.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017


Had to run some errands today...the wee munchkin tagged along.
Spot the stowaway?

McTeacher night shenanigans. The kids just love having their teachers working behind the counter.

Xander's new fish tank. He loves his relaxing nightlight.

Starting out with 5 Guppies to get the tank cycle started.

We try to use all we can when we process our livestock. We even used WildStyle's fat. Our first time rendering pig lard super easy...and way better than Crisco.
Step 1: Cut the fat into small pieces. Trim away any pieces of meat or blood as you go. ...
Step 2: Place fat in slow cooker. Add 1/4 cup of water to the slow cooker to prevent the fat from burning – it will evaporate during the rendering process. ...we set it to cook on low for about 8 hours.
Step 3: Strain Lard, using cheese cloth and a colander, into jars. Cool then refrigerate.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Sunday funday.

Bowling and pancake breakfast for a classmates Bday party, a great start to off a Sunday funday.

Next up we had a 4H meeting. A little bulb planting and some crafts.

Hayden found a new tiny pet.

Lakota is settling in quickly...snuggles and naps.