Consider These Five Things before Starting a Farm or Homestead

I often think back to when we first started our homesteading lifestyle, which was only two years ago! There are so many things we have learned along the way, many of them unexpected. Today I’m going to share with you a few things to consider before you jump into this lifestyle. You can read the…

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Beginner Tips for Photographing Farm Animals

Hi Everyone! This week I’m going to share some tips on photographing animals. I’ve always enjoyed photography, but have found a special interest in photographing animals. Here are a few of my favorite photos that I've captured over the years: I remember as I was growing up I would have photo shoots with my bunny…

Farm Animals in the Winter | Things to Consider in Cold Weather

As we prepare for a winter storm rolling through this weekend AND a polar vortex, I wanted to share with you all, some tips for preparing farm animals for the cold. There are a few critical things to consider and plan for when cold weather arrives: 1) having a draft-free shelter, 2) providing plenty of…

Baby Goat Born on the Farm | The Story of our Little Noel

Hi Everyone! Happy New Year! I want to start off the New Year by sharing with you the newest member of the Sunshine Farm, Noel. Noel was born on December 18th, 2017.   We knew her mother was going to deliver any day, but had no clear idea on when that would be. I shared…

Willow’s Growing Belly | Our Rescued Goat is Pregnant

So I thought we would share with all of you a little glimpse at what it has been like watching Willow's baby belly grow. In the beginning we didn't know she was pregnant so I wasn't actively taking photos of her belly... but once I started noticing some growth, I began snapping pics every week…