Monthly Archives: August 2013

Say Hello to George

Eliza, our fairly new doe, was the first rabbit I ever named. I never planned on naming the rabbits as they are food animals but it just happened. I certainly won’t name the kits, that is just asking for trouble, … Continue reading

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Day 2 of “Productive Weekend”!

Today is soap, lotion and bath salts day.  I thought I was going to sit and knit after yesterday but got inspired.  I put together a new line for the website.  The soap won’t be ready for a while but … Continue reading

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Busy Day

Harvested the garlic (40 heads) and about 1/2 the onions. Have a few peppers and tomatoes ready as well. The chickens were out free ranging and the bunny (Eliza after Eliza Acton) was in her tractor all day There were … Continue reading

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Kitchen project and baby rabbits

I realized I forgot to add pics of my finished kitchen and update about the pregnant rabbit. First the bad news. The doe was indeed pregnant, she had one live kit and 8 were born dead. The live one lived … Continue reading

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Treading Water

I am back into the swing of things at work but the homestead is suffering a bit. The gardens are a bit weedy, I lost my bush beans to rabbits, and we lost the apples and no soap has been … Continue reading

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