June 15 – Goat Cheese






I saw that it was between $5-10 for a 1/2 pound of goat cheese at the store. Now, imagine this. I will NOT ever pay that much for something that I can create on my own for a whole lot less. I truly love how easy it is to make goat cheese. I love that I […]




Friday, June 19th, 2015

Recap of the last month on our homestead






Today is the last day that my baby is a baby. Shelby is graduating high school. 9 years of homeschooling and 2 at Chino Valley High School. She is graduating 2 years early at only 16 years old. Thursday, she has a job training at a local fast food restaurant. My baby has grown up and […]




Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Building a goat barn out of pallets






We have taken the week off from many of the “extra” projects that we have to get done around the house. It rained and snowed over 2 inches on Monday. And on Tuesday, we took a field trip to the Rennasance festival down in Gold Canyon, AZ. Last weekend before the crazy wet weather arrived, […]




Saturday, March 7th, 2015

Progress on our homestead, February 2015






We have been blessed with beautiful weather this February. It is not always the case and the rest of the country seems to be hit HARD with cold weather and snow. We are taking full advantage of this warmer weather.  We have been working on a “plethora” of projects as supplies arrive. #1 Goat Playground – The […]




Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Pepper and Frankie…welcome to our homestead






2015 is the year that we transform our home and gardens to a self-sustaining homestead. Our first step is adding goats for milk and meat.  I know… Some think that this is strange. But it is our way of life. On December 27, we got to bring Frankie home. He is a neutered St. Croix […]




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