Anniversary of the Sunshine Farm! | A Look Back at the Past Two Years

Today is the two year anniversary of when we first moved to the Sunshine Farm. Of course, two years ago it wasn't the Sunshine Farm, it was simply a cute cape cod style home on 12.5 acres, but it held so many dreams! It's funny and crazy to look back at the past two years.…

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Organic Gardening Q & A | Biggest Surprises, Top Five Plants to Grow, and Favorite Seed Companies

Hi Friends! Today I am going to share some questions and answers all about seed varieties, garden surprises, and my go-to seed companies for organic gardening. I posted a more detailed video yesterday all about this topic as well as an overview of my heirloom seed collection, but I know everyone learns differently, so you…

Using Modified Critter Nation Cages for Holland Lop Rabbits

Hi Friends, today I want to share how I designed my "Deluxe Bunny Condominiums" by modifying Midwest Critter Nation cages to fit the needs of bunnies. * Ferret Nation cages can also be modified in similar ways, although I do not have experience with the assembly of Ferret Nation models. First, I'm going to share…

Adding Barn Cats to the Farm | An Adorable Method to Pest Control

We are almost two years into living on our little farm and we are learning new things every day. Recently, we learned all about our pest problem... mice and rats in the barn. They dig under and into the barn, going after any little food scrap they can find, which makes it really difficult when…

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…

Our First Garden on the Farm | Successes, Failures, and Lessons Learned

Hi Friends! I know it has been a long while since my last post, sometimes when there is just so much going on, it is hard to know what to share next. Today I'm going to share our experiences growing, harvesting, eating, and storing the food from our first real garden at the Sunshine Farm.…

And Now We Have… Rescued Goats!

Hello again! It has been a little while since I have posted, and a lot has happened here at the farm, including three new adorable additions... rescued goats! A few months ago I read about a massive rescue through Lollypop Farm Human Society, where they took in 27 goats, 3 horses, and a llama from…