sheep update

tomorrow it will be the two week birthday of the bash brothers and almost 4 weeks since boo boo was born. WHAT GIVES BETTY!?! I swear she and that april giraffe are having a stand off to see who can outlast the other. I have never seen a sheep so big and pregnant and cranky […]

weekend recap the great outdoors

i spent this entire weekend outdoors i think. this is the weekend we’ve been WAITING FOR michigan! i couldn’t believe we were 65/70 all weekend with SUN. it was just what my soul needed. i headed into work this morning feeling so accomplished and on top of things i’m so ready to keep going forward […]

finally friday yard work edition

guess what this weekend is going to be….. 70 degrees and SUNNY! what an absolute blessing because you know what this weekend is also going to be…. yard work weekend! that’s right you heard it here folks joe and abby are actually going to try and have their lawn cleaned up before July this year! […]

lamb updates

you guys, farming is no joke and raising the lambs are no exception. books all make it look so easy but books can’t warn you of the emotional roller coaster you hop on once the sheep start going into labor. i know it sounds dramatic but in a way it kind of is. boo boo […]

weekend recap farmgirl edition

sorry about missing my post friday. we had some pressing farmgirl issues on the farm. my plan was to get ready, chores and head to a coffee shop before work. i was all set to leave the house by 6am when i went to do chores quick and noticed two tiny black fur balls in […]

baby’s first ride

so week by week ultrasound by ultrasound and the more things i’m asked to pee on… this baby gets more real every day. thanks to all of your help yesterday i finally have some direction in terms of nursery. we have the exterminator coming within the week to take care of the mice in the […]

weekend recap gloomy weekend

this weekend was so gloomy here in michigan and it had a serious impact on both my mood and productivity. friday….was absolutely gorgeous?!? i mean 75 and sunny in march?! i’ll take it (as long as it doesn’t ruin the fruit crop again and i have to pay $7 for one pint of cherries at […]

finally friday lamb edition

ok i won’t spam you today with more pictures of our newest lamb… just kidding hahaa. i can’t stop it’s too cute. it was so hard to leave and come to work i just want to play with it all day. it’s so curious about the world and has such a funny personality i could […]

our first lamb

we got a little surprise last night out in the barn! We had our very first lamb on the farm in our very first official lambing season! joe and i have been at a conference in downtown grand rapids every day (and night until like 10pm) and the sheep have been showing absolutely zero signs […]

weekend recap about town

this was such a relaxing fun weekend i don’t want it to end. but alas it’s monday and i barely slept a wink last night. around 8pm or so i started hearing squeeks coming from somewhere. upon further investigation there are either bats or mice in the walls. i stood in one of the older […]

finally friday out and about

it’s finally friday and with seriously zero plans this weekend i’m anxious to get out and about. just where to i’m not sure. there are no fleas or antique shows going on (that i know of) and the weather is going to be blasted cold to be working outside… so what i’m going to do […]

pregnancy workout

i’m coming up on my one year anniversary at phyx in grandville and i’m proud to say that this just might be the longest i have ever stuck with a workout. i know i’ve said it before but there is something special about this place. the women and men there are so encouraging and welcoming. […]