Winter Solstice, Christmas, and Joy | A Reflection on Light Shining in the Darkness

Hi friends, I hope you're enjoying your holiday season. It's always a bit sad when the season starts to end, and the darkness of winter sets in. Today I want to share a little bit about what I've been reflecting on lately, the relationship between the Winter Solstice, the Christmas Holiday, and joy. I share…

5 tips for starting a garden. cheddar cauliflower

Can you Homestead as a Vegetarian or Vegan? | Plant Based Homesteading

Today I want to address the concept of our plant-based homestead and answer some questions about this. As usual, you can watch the video below or read the post, the information is not all the same, but there is definitely some overlap. WHAT is a plant-based homestead? To start off, it is helpful to consider…

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…

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…

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…

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…