Farm: Lille Myregård

Posts About Our Farm

There’s No Place Like Home in Kansas

For as long as I can remember, Jershon and I have talked about how someday we wanted to buy a house and have a little bit of land.  The details of this dream were pretty vague until a couple years ago when we spent a few months learning about our Swedish ancestors and heritage. Those...
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Our Farm: Lille Myregård

I have been meaning to post about life at the farm for a while now.  Unpacking, getting settled, Christmas, homeschooling, and starting a brand new lifestyle (complete with animals) all at the same time has made this post take a lot longer to get around to writing.  haha. First, I’m going to tell you about...
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Farm Animals: Kittens

At the beginning of December, the day before our moving truck arrived with all of our belongings, the first 2 animals joined our farm… kittens!  We aren’t really indoor pet people and our pets also have jobs to do for the farm, so all of our animals will be living outside. Because this dream and...
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Farm Animals: Puppy

A few days before Christmas, our 3rd animal arrived on our farm… an 8 week old Great Pyrenees puppy!  We wanted a Great Pyrenees because they are good livestock guardian dogs but are also great family dogs as well. This is the first photo that we ever saw of him when he was only a...
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Farm Animals: Chickens

We added chickens to the farm a couple weeks ago!  A few days before, Jershon was browsing the farm section of Craigslist and found a listing for some chickens.  We decided to get 4 of them.  So on Saturday morning, a couple weeks ago, we drove the 30 minutes to the farm and got our...
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Farm Chores

As you would expect, farm life involves a lot of work.  And even though our farm is pretty small and we only have a few animals so far, there is still a lot of work to be done everyday to keep things running.  I thought I’d write up a little post about some of our...
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A Funeral for LaRhea the Chicken

We experienced our first animal death on our farm last Sunday. One of our chickens, LaRhea, died sometime in the night. Jershon found her dead in the coop that morning. A few days before she died, we noticed that one of her eyes was swollen shut and she wasn’t acting normal. In my google research,...
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