Our population here at Shalom Farm has SORED to outrageous heights in only about six short weeks. We've hit the big 5-0 if you can believe that! 5 humans 3 dogs 2 cats 16 chickens 9 turkeys 12 guinea fowl 2 hogs and 1 Turdy- although I haven't seen him in a while... 50- animals, … Continue reading #downonthefarm
Let's unpack this concept a little bit together... My heart is full. I've realized a really wonderful dream in my life, and achieved our families joint vision of living on a farm. I have three fantastic kids, who are absolutely thriving here. My husband has never been more emotionally, physically, spiritually, and mentally content. We … Continue reading Is home really where the heart is?
As I type, my husband is on the phone with a peacock guy... When do you know you have an animal hoarding problem? So we have officially added TWO mule foot hogs to the party here at Shalom farm. Wilbur and Charlotte are their names, of course. They are actually super cute and very friendly. … Continue reading Skunked
Wow has there been a lot going on down on the farm! I've been missing you Readers, but I just haven't had a hot second to sit down and catch you all up on the goings on here at Shalom Farm! So come on along with me, and I'll give ya the run down! First … Continue reading Home Sweet Home
The last few days have been hard days. I finally cried. But just for about a minute. I hit a small breaking point, and I'm sure it won't be the last, but it's not a comfortable thing- to break. Sometimes, just when you least expect it, life overwhelms. It all started when I decided to … Continue reading The Thunder Rolls
Don’t you just hate when spiders make you think they can think? I opened the front door the other night, and a huge black spider darted away from the welcome mat as if he was trying to sneak in and he had been caught red handed! He made it to the grass before I could … Continue reading The adventure continues…
So we’re still elbows deep in projects over here. When I say this house has been humbling, I mean this house has been HUMBLING. It’s half the size of my last house- humble city- and it’s 1000 times the work- steep learning curve- but it’s ours. We’re loving it. All of it. The good and … Continue reading Good news, Bad news