Farm Wife Life; Seeding is here again

I swear it gets earlier every year. this is the time of year that is the most stressful for our family- seeding (some call it planting) is here once again.  This is when the big decisions that could affect the success of the whole farm get made- what variety of what grain will go in which paddock, and when.  Start too early and you might find your seed germinates and dies in the autumn heat, start too late and the crop might not get the rain when it most needs it, or might not grow enough before the weather warms up yet again. Continue reading

Farm Wife Life; Tree Planting

Yesterday felt like it was about 0°C, it was cloudy, windy and looked like it was imminently going to rain the entire day (it didn’t), it was also the day the clearing behind our house was planted with trees.  Every year the farm we live on buys and plants trees and by all reports it is a pretty fun day.   Continue reading

Farm Wife Life: No Power

Anyone who lives in rural WA knows just how annoyingly common power outages are.  Some are for planned work, some are due to lack of maintenance and others are due to inclement weather, and sometimes it seems like the power goes off for absolutely NO REASON AT ALL!  Continue reading

Daily Life; 5 things I couldn’t do without

I (like many people) have a pretty good routine happening to get me through each day.  There are somethings (and people) in my life I simply couldn’t do without and I thought I’d share with you my current loves that I don’t know how I’d do without… Continue reading