The girls greeted us when we got home. These Speckled Sussex are the smartest and nicest chickens we’ve ever had. They even come when we call them. “Chi! Chi! Chi-Ken!” They come a running because they know we have treats. Even if they hear our door open, they come running. These girls let us pet […]Read more "Chi! Chi! Chi-Ken!"
On Thursday, May 4th we went out to the barn and to our surprise Becky had one huge buckling and Charity had one little doeling. I knew that Becky was all done kidding. Her buckling was licked dry and looked well fed. Charity on the other hand, her doeling still looked wet. Charity looked like […]Read more "The birth of Charlie "
10p in Alaska With each passing day, we are gaining over 5 minutes of light. Right now we’re at around 15 hours of daylight and the snow is almost gone. Everything is really muddy and wet. One of my favorite things about this time of year is that I don’t have to carry anymore buckets […]Read more "Break up in Alaska"
Alaska weather never ceases to amaze me. This morning it was -37 degrees outside. I knew I had to get outside to make sure that my animals were well fed and watered. In these temperatures, that’s about the only thing that’s keeping them warmish and alive. I kept myself warm with two down coats, a […]Read more "My big mistake – 01.19.2017"
Years before I ever moved to Alaska, I saw this segment on Dateline or the likes. It was about how there were tons more men than women here. I joked and told all my friends that I was moving to Alaska. Funny how things work out. Looking for love? Don’t give up. Love is were […]Read more "Winter in Alaska"
Paw-Paw had a massive stroke 2 years ago. He now lives in a nursing home back in Cleveland. My mom goes to see him several times a week but we haven’t had a chance to travel back since before he had the stroke. This year, the day before Paw-Paw’s birthday, I was standing in my […]Read more "Paw-Paw and Mistress 11.21.16"
Hey! My name is Nikki. I’m married to Bobby. We have 5 children that I homeschool. Mr. Legos – 10 years old Ms. Spice – 8 years old Ms. Pepperoni – 6 years old Mr. Ezzie – 4 years old Mr. Baby – 2 months We live on a small farm in Alaska. After years […]Read more "Meet Nikki – 11.15.16"