Curds & Whey Blog

What’s In A Name?

What’s In A Name?

I think one of my favorite things to do on the farm is to name the babies.  We have a long list of names that we keep on the white board and add to when we hear a really good goat-worthy name, but somehow, when the babies arrive, they seem to just ‘tell us’ their...

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Saying Good-Bye

Saying Good-Bye

December 30, 2015 Funny thing about living on a farm-it always manages to keep you humble.  See, I had this wonderful chirpy ‘Happy New Years’ Blog all ready to share with our followers.  It was filled with the exciting things that we have been doing on our farm with...

Summer Update- 2015

Summer Update- 2015

I am really not sure how it happened, but the entire summer has escaped and I have not gotten a single blog update done.  I have now become one of those people that I get all judgy about when they let their websites become stale! I am here to tell you, it hasn’t been...

June 2015

June 2015

So, I told Shaun yesterday that I wanted to have all our work done by 2:00 p.m. and be sitting (freshly showered) on the back deck, laptop in hand, blogging about our amazing life, while sipping a glass of wine and watching him (also freshly showered) barbeque...

The Big Surprise!!!!

The Big Surprise!!!!

Happy May!  I absolutely love May! It is my favorite month of the year.  Everything is coming to life, babies are abundant, lilacs are blooming, weather is mild and sunny, days are getting longer and my energy level just soars.  By June, I am tired, but May?…it is my...

This Cheesemaker’s Reality

This Cheesemaker’s Reality

What was I thinking? Cheesemaking? Really?!  For (literally) YEARS, I went around flapping to everyone at conferences where I was speaking saying, ‘Cheesemaking is a gift that I do not possess and therefore, NO, our farm will NEVER go into cheesemaking!”  It is true;...