“The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.”

Masanobu Fukuoka, The One-Straw Revolution

All In A Day

Spring weather arrived yesterday and we all had something to crow about!


There is something rejuvenating about blue skies and sunshine, isn't there?


We are still in the midst of mud season...
but with a little time, things will dry up and become beautiful.
I can hardly wait!


Growing season is here!

The sheep are scheduled for their yearly shearing in two weeks.


They will be so happy to shed their thick wooly fleeces...
and I will be so happy to have more homegrown wool to work with!

Hubbs and I cleaned the winter's muck from inside the sheep houses yesterday afternoon.
That has got to be the stinkiest job on the entire farm.
Sheep really are filthy.
They have a bad habit of pooping where they sleep.


During the summer, it's no problem as they sleep outdoors...
but in the winter....
yuck.... in their houses!


Just wait until you see the difference in these girls after shearing!


I had a pretty creative day yesterday, both in the kitchen and in my craft room.
I baked peanut butter (chunky) cupcakes and frosted half with butter cream
frosting and bacon
(you have not lived until you have had bacon on buttercream...
the perfect blend of sweet and savory....
seriously!)
And half were frosted with dark...

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