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A Certain Satisfaction

I find great satisfaction in raising vegetables, and animals for our own table. We raise goats for their milk. Making cheese from that...

Spinning is Satisfying!

Spinning is actually very relaxing, rewarding, and a great opportunity for prayer. I started spinning in the fall of 2018. I've been...

There's Always a Blessing

I've been fighting a cold the last few days. Not a huge deal, but it has slowed me down a bit. When I get discouraged, I try to stop and...

Sunday Sunshine!

Sunday's are a special day for me. I enjoy going to church and getting fed (spiritual food). It's so refreshing to fellowship with other...

Crazy Goat Mom!

Hi! My name is Carrie! I have a lot of other crazy names as well =) I have said many times, "If I'm not learning anything, then I might...

Another Surprise!

This sweet little girl appeared today! I noticed that my Alpine Doe Biggby had a fuller udder this morning. I had a headache, and was...

Rag Rug Day

I just pulled these rugs off of my barn loom. I love to see them all unroll so I can see the whole rug! I was gifted a wonderful loom...

Naturally Smooth Goat Milk Lotion

Today was a day of making goat milk lotion, and I had another go at deodorant. When I decide to make products, I like to do a lot of...

Kefir, What's That?

Kefir has been around for a very long time. Kefir has survived many kitchens that were not super sanitary, it is very hard to harm, and...

Fun Day at Kids N Kritters Farm

My mother, sister, and niece came to visit today! We spent some time looking around the farm, playing with puppies, and playing games. My...

Alpaca Roving Transformation

One of the things I like to do, is to play with wool. I have sheep, llama, fiber goats, and angora rabbits that all produce fiber for me...

Michigan Snow

This week we had to just go outside and enjoy the beautiful snow!! I felt like a kid again making snow angels, shuffling a pie to play...

Farm Friends

I love this time of year! As kids start to arrive, they usually get disbudded and tattooed. Here at Kids N Kritters Farm, we offer...

Kritters Know Where to Camp

We have an old Amish house that was build in the 1800's. As a result of limited insulation in the walls, we heat with wood stoves. When...

Unthawing a Baby Goat

Yesterday I told you that we had a surprise kid born to Fern. Well,, because she was a single, I felt it would be best to put her in a...

Unexpected Gift!

This morning started with our usual routine. School, lunch, and puppy play time. One of my children came in and informed me that Kids N...

Most Important Hat

My first Blog-1/23/2022 Who are you? Do you ever stop to reflect on that? I know for me, I get caught up in the day to day life, and lose...