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Michelle Marie
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Canning Peaches
It's the most wonderful time of the year! Peaches and peaches and peaches!! We've been a bit behind on processing and putting up fruits and veggies for the year. But, peaches are looking great. We got three big crates and spent all of Tuesday peeling, cutti...

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July
This fluctuating weather is making us crazy. The excessive rain and then heat have things blooming early, ducks happily digging in mud, and plants growing out of control. I genuinely can't keep up with pruning and containing my tomato plants. Some are growi...

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Incubating: take two
First hatched chick A chick unzipped from it's shell Well, incubating: take one  was quite the disappointment, so we tried again. This time we did things a little differently, with dry incubation. Instead of adding water every few days to keep the humidity ...

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Incubating: take one
It all started with a teeny tiny pip!  So a few weeks ago we bought a nice new incubator, a couple of eggs, and did a bunch of reading on incubating. I was using a method that held temperature and humidity steady until the last few days. I read quite a bit ...

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Our Lambs Have a New Home!
Another HOT rainless day here on the farm. Today however, this 2015 lambs got their new home. They are not too far away with a nice family who are very excited to have some sheep on their property. Mom and I really liked our chats and meeting them, I'm sure...

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Egg-scellent News!
This past week Donnie & I found an awesome, new (crazy) chicken lady. Don't get me wrong, I accept the fact I am also a crazy chicken lady, just try owning a few chickens and not becoming one!. This one though, she had a whole assortment of fun new chicken ...

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May flowers, bring fruit!
April showers bring may flowers, and with those flowers come delicious fruits. We've got strawberries turning red, blackberries with big beautiful flowers and fruits just showing, tons of raspberries, and a bush overflowing with blueberries! Our extra big b...

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A Mid May Wedding
What a beautiful May we've had. We had quite a bit of April rain, but we could sure use some May rain too! Our yard looks wonderful though. It was perfect for a mid-May wedding. This past Saturday, Jen (the big sis) got married on the farm! It was lovely, a...

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Spring Cleaning
This beautiful weather had us outside all weekend dong our own version of spring cleaning. Don't get me wrong, our windows could be cleaned, floors mopped, and furniture moved around, but it was NOT stay inside weather. So we took to the gardens. With fifte...

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Winter break
We had a wonderful winter here on the farm. We had some bumps and bruises along the way, but overall absolutely wonderful. There was quite a bit of snow, a tiny addition to the farm, a loss, and quite a bit of animal fun, as always.  Here are a few pictures...
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