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…

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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 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…

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…

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

I hope everyone stayed warm and safe this past weekend as the "bomb cyclone" made its way through the East Coast, bringing wind, snow, and lots of cold air! In light of the frigid temperatures, high winds, and heavy snowfall we experienced, I thought it would be a good time to share some of our tips…

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…