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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Sunshine Farm is Featured on The East Coast Equestrian | Overcoming Uncertainty and Making Dreams a Reality

Read Our Blog Post Featured on The East Coast Equestrian! This post shares my story falling in love with horses as a child and re-entering the horse world when I was facing a number of health issues, which ultimately resulted in the Sunshine Farm! And be sure to check out the rest of Taylor's blog…

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…

TJ’s Debut! | Bringing Home My Paint Horse

Welcome to the Sunshine Farm TJ! He is a 9 yr., 15.3 hands, Solid Paint bay gelding with four white socks, a heart on his forehead, and a completely lovable personality. He is one of two horses on our farm. Justin is the other one, and he is a 3 yr., 39 inches tall, miniature…

Short but Sweet

Hi everyone! I know it's been awhile since I've posted on the blog, life has continued to be a bit crazy on the Sunshine farm. I do have a sad announcement to share, although I've been hesitant to do so. This past week Faelynn left the Sunshine Farm to go back to Lollypop Farm where she will find a new home as a companion horse.