A Look Inside Our Colorful Egg Basket | Chicken Breeds & the Eggs They Lay

Today I'm going to share about the chicken breeds we have at the farm and the colored eggs they lay. People ask me all the time about the fact that we have blue and green eggs, so I though this would be a fun topic to write about. I also recorded a VLOG on the…

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

This post contains Amazon affiliate links, I receive a small amount of compensation if you choose to purchase from any Amazon links. I only link to products that I know and love. We are almost two years into living on our little farm and we are learning new things every day. Recently, we learned all…

Black Copper Maran (BCM) rooster

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.…

Our Dog Adoption Story | Bringing Home Teddy, a Yellow Lab Pup

The Story This past weekend was an eventful one for Chris and I. We welcomed a new puppy into the family, Teddy a 4 month old Labrador Retriever! We had been talking for a few months about adding a new dog to the family. Our golden retriever, Cali, is getting close to three years old,…

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…

DIY Pot and Pan Rack for Less than Twenty Dollars

Today I want to share with you guys a little DIY project we completed over the weekend using a couple of low cost items from Ikea. It is simple, easy, low cost, and will make our lives so much easier in the kitchen! And if you are like us and you don't have an Ikea…

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…

Finding and Buying the Farm | Our Story and Tips for Success

The Story of Purchasing our Dream Property Hi Everyone! I'm excited to share this blog post with you. This post details the story of finding the place we now call the Sunshine Farm. At the end I also include tips for searching for and buying a farm property. Would love to hear your thoughts! On…