Category Archives: Sheep

Sophia’s 8th Birthday / November

In the days leading up to Sophia’s birthday, we did our traditional thing of making lots of lanterns.  Paper mache, mason jar lanterns, and I briefly considered trying to repurpose old coffee containers, but that seemed like too much work … Continue reading

Posted in Celebrations/rituals/holidays, Crafts / art projects, Family life, Farm life, Sheep, thyroid cancer | Leave a comment


This weekdend was drizzly and quiet.  I cut lots of brush down and got pretty far on a pair of Christmas socks.  We got one of last year’s lambs as comfortable as we could in the truck bed, said our … Continue reading

Posted in Family life, Farm life, Food, Sheep | Leave a comment

In which I photo bomb a post to catch up on the month

I feel the urgency to catch up on this, well, sort of passed-over month re: pics.  So.  Watch out for the following visual explosion. It’s funny because, July is historically our super crazy month of the summer, and August has … Continue reading

Posted in Family life, Knitting, Sheep | 2 Comments

Oh, those baahhs!

We took the kids up to Storyland recently, and on our drive back home through New Hampshire, we stopped at an Icelandic sheep farm and picked up our new ram lamb, Blizzard.  We are hoping he will prove to be … Continue reading

Posted in Family life, Farm life, Food, Garden, Sheep | Leave a comment

Summer stuff

I have been spinning, plying, and setting, as much wool just as quickly as possible…  Which granted, is not terribly fast, but still, I’m trying.  I’m going to make the kids Lopi (Icelandic) sweaters for our cold season, from our … Continue reading

Aside | Posted on by | 1 Comment


Our day… :: sheep shearing ::  :: horseback riding :: :: yummy black bean burgers :: Our recipe for black bean burgers (adapted from Get Cooking): 3 cups cooked black beans (two 15-oz cans, and make sure they come from … Continue reading

Posted in Family life, Farm life, Food, recipes, Sheep | Leave a comment

Sheep shearing

The New York sheep and wool festival is going on this weekend in Rhinebeck, NY and I seriously look forward to the time when my littles are big enough for me to head out for the weekend to this mythical … Continue reading

Posted in Farm life, Sheep | Leave a comment