Category Archives: On the Farm

The Blessings of Obedience to Torah

And it shall come to pass, if thou shalt hearken diligently unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe and to do all his commandments which I command thee this day, that the LORD thy God will set … Continue reading

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How To Build a Fire Pit…

We love hanging out around a fire….  Who doesn’t? 18 months ago we sold our little homestead and then moved here.  We have worked hard at getting the basics set up for our present location…  barn for the goats, small … Continue reading

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Beer Cheese…. (Recipe)

In addition to the excellent spiritual fulfillment in worship and Frank’s teaching, our trip to Kentucky for Sukkot was a ton of fun.  Besides being introduced to Leonard Newlin’s ‘Kentucky Krack,’ our host, Wade Barrow, served up some beer cheese … Continue reading

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Chicken Pluckin!!

Occasionally, I post a little about our homestead….  So, I thought you might be interested in today’s activities. We are finally getting settled into our new place and figured we’d raise a few broilers for ourselves and a few friends.  … Continue reading

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Update from the Farm/Homestead

When we were living in Winnsboro a couple years ago, we had developed the 1.5 acres into a small homestead, but pined for more property to really have a nice size garden and more grazing area for our goats.  Now … Continue reading

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December 25th with the Rambos

As my readers well know, we do not celebrate our Messiah as most of the world does.  We celebrate His birth in conjunction with Sukkot, the most likely time of His visitation.  So, the last couple years, December 25 has … Continue reading

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Cheesemaking 201…

I thought I’d share a non-theological post today…  The ‘fridge is full of milk again, so this post will be about cheesemaking on the farm. Long story short, for some time we have been concerned about our food sources and … Continue reading

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A most painful day…

Well.  It is over.  The most painful day of kidding season each year!  Honestly, this is the day I dread.  Disbudding/dehorning day. For the goats own protection and safety, we disbud them when they are around nine days old.  The … Continue reading

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Kidding aside!! (Short video & pics)

Here’s a quick update on the goat kidding this year….  We have truly been blessed beyond our hopes!!  Yah is good! Our last momma kidded midday Tuesday and I got a pretty good night’s sleep thereafter!  Visiting the barn every … Continue reading

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Snow and kidding…

The snow/sleet/freezing rain mix continues to fall and we are largely buttoned up…  I say largely, because every three hours I am wrapping up and making a trip to the barn to check on the goats.  One mama in particular. … Continue reading

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