Our Farm Family

Our Farm Family is growing.  What started with six little baby chicks in April has now evolved into 9 chickens, 1 rooster, 1 swiss mountain dog and 4 goats.  If that isn’t enough there is a good chance that one of the goats is pregnant and due in March.  Little kids… and I’m keeping them!! I thought maybe you folks might enjoy seeing a few pictures of the crew.  Again. 🙂 You’ve seen Dutch once or twice but I don’t think you’ve seen his fancy ear-do. I had to throw this in here because it just cracks me up.  He’s trying to look all serious but then his ear just makes him look so silly!  Poor Dutch is having a hard time with all these new friends on the farm.  He is still just a puppy and although he is extremely good natured around everyone he just wants to run…

Cajeta! Yes Please!

Got Milk??  Yes I do and lots of it.  I get 2 quarts of delicious, creamy goats milk a day.  I milk 2 of my 4 goats every morning and they each give me a quart.  I could get more if I milked them again at night but right now I’m fine with what I’m getting so I leave it at that.  My freezer drawer is full of quart bags waiting to be made into soap and my fridge has 5 quarts of fresh milk on the shelf and I’ll get 2 more tomorrow.  I figure I better learn what I can do with all this milk and I better learn fast! I gotta tell ya that the hubs had this great idea to paint the jar lids with chalkboard paint so I can keep track of the freshness date.  The “P” means it was pasteurized.  Isn’t he smart!  The…