Tag Archives: health

Bringing Home the Bacon

Today was the day.  Today we went to go pick up our American Guinea Hogs.  It was about an hour and a half drive each way.  We got on the road around 9:30 and arrived at the farm we bought … Continue reading

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Closer to Bacon

We are inching our way closer to being ready for pigs.  As of now I am planning on picking up the pigs early next week.  Things have been slowed down because a couple of the little ones have been sick. … Continue reading

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Putting up Hay for the Winter

It has been a dry summer, so much so that the grass hasn’t been growing much at all.  Because of this the sheep and cow are currently eating hay and I will probably have to give them another bale soon. … Continue reading

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Gaga Pit Video

For those of you who might be interested in the video of us making the Gaga pit, here it is.

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Quad Parade, with Video

As I mentioned in my last post, when we were at my Aunt and Uncle’s house last weekend, the kids were able to ride quads.  My uncle has really done a great job of creating a “school” for the kids … Continue reading

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Pool Setup

I got the pool set up a couple weeks ago and I made a point of trying to video as much of it as possible.  That meant multiple video clips and pictures needing to be edited together.  Consequently, this is … Continue reading

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Gettin’ Guinea With It

American Guinea Hogs that is.  As many of you know I have been wanting pigs for awhile.  The breeds that I have been looking at were Mangalitsa, American Guinea Hog, and Idaho Pasture Pigs.  I ended up learning more about … Continue reading

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Swan Lake, and Logging Miles

This past weekend we were, as usual, busy.  HB1 had a swim meet Saturday morning, at which he set personal records in the 50 and 200 Freestyle.  As soon as he got home we left to meet my mom to … Continue reading

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Finally Getting Wet, and a Change in Plans?

I have joked with several people this summer that someone needs to turn off the force field around our city.  There has been rain both 10 miles north and 10 miles south of us, often simultaneously, but we have missed … Continue reading

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Mother Earth News Fair, I Met the WranglerStars!

This past weekend HB1 and HB2 joined me on a quick weekend trip to WI for the Mother Earth News Fair.  I had never been to one before, but I love the magazine and website so I pre-ordered tickets months … Continue reading

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