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Life on an Arkansas Farm-Passing on a great idea
Saturday, January 12, 2013      10 comments

Some of you may already know about this but I thought, with our setup here on the farm, it might be a good idea. Washing Dishes with Coldwater: Can Cold Water Clean Dishes? This is for all the germ conscious folk... Read more
Life on an Arkansas Farm-Warm Weather, Meet Abigail and an Argument with a Black Widow Spider
Friday, January 11, 2013      7 comments

I guess we're just having a one day January thaw this year. It hit 68 today and I finally got to go outside without a coat. The weatherman says there is a 100% chance of rain tomorrow and tomorrow night so there goes my working in the garden lik... Read more
Life on an Arkansas Farm-Greeting the New Year and remembering the Old Year
Tuesday, January 01, 2013      5 comments

The old saying that time goes faster the older you get must be true. I was surprised to see that the last time I wrote a blog was in 2011. I missed 2012 totally. As I'm sitting here at the computer, the dogs are coming in to say "Good Morni... Read more
Life on an Arkansas Farm-Meet Sara, our oldest dog.
Tuesday, June 07, 2011      12 comments

Still hot and dry here. No rain in sight but the grass is still growing with a vengeance. My son spends most of his day either mowing lawn, mowing dog yards or bush hogging out in the fields. We won't be cutting hay just yet. Probably within an... Read more
500 Points!!
Monday, June 06, 2011      3 comments

I could not believe my eyes this morning when the SparkWheel stopped on 500 points. Yea, I was telling it to stop on 500 points but it very seldom listens to me so I didn't really expect it to stop where I wanted. Just made my morning!! I can ... Read more
Life on an Arkansas Farm-1 month anniversary & Meet Gypsy Rose
Sunday, March 13, 2011      8 comments

I’ve been sticking to my new diet regime for a month today and will be taking my measurements tonight. Wonder if I’ve lost very many inches? I can’t tell with my clothes. I wear sweats around the farm and they’re pretty stretchy. I’ve gotten s... Read more
Life on an Arkansas Farm-Busy week, Spring's Here, Donkey Intro(da boys)
Sunday, February 27, 2011      6 comments

What a fast week! Had rain in the middle of the week so there went my barn Spring cleaning. None of the donkeys like to get wet plus I sleep a lot better at night knowing that they're nice and snug in the barn. That means that Gypsy Rose, my ho... Read more
Life on an Arkansas Farm-Spring Cleaning in the Barn & Donkey Intro(Oops)
Monday, February 21, 2011      3 comments

I don't do Spring Cleaning in my house. Just never seem to find the time. However, I make the time to do Spring Cleaning in my barn. Just seems to be more fun being out there than in the house. Need to clean up the cobwebs and left over mudwasp ... Read more
Life on an Arkansas Farm-Weigh In & Donkey Intro(Ashley)
Sunday, February 20, 2011      1 comments

Yahoooooo! Weighed myself for the first time in a week and I've lost 2 pounds. It really helps being able to track all my food. This site has one of the best food database that I've worked with. I'll be smiling all day now. Farm work will be mi... Read more
Life on an Arkansas Farm-Warm weather, My Appetite & Donkey Intro(Genza & Kaley)
Saturday, February 19, 2011      4 comments

The sun is shining and the temperature is 62 degrees. For some reason when the outside weather is great, my food appetite drops and I can stick to my diet. That's one of the reasons that I tend to gain weight in the Winter. I just HATE being co... Read more
Life on an Arkansas Farm-Nascar & Donkey Intro(Lacy)
Friday, February 18, 2011      1 comments

Our whole family has been Nascar and dirt track fans since I was a teenager. Years ago, my younger son drove a dirt track Modified. The cost became too much for us to handle and we had to quit. Still Nascar fans though. Spend yesterday afternoon... Read more
Life on an Arkansas Farm-Taking a Break & Donkey Intro(Emily)
Thursday, February 17, 2011      2 comments

I took a break from farm life yesterday and went out to lunch with the girls. I don't do that very often since any time I'm away from the farm means something does not get done. Yesterday it was cleaning up the barn. This morning I was kicking m... Read more
Life on an Arkansas Farm-Mud & Donkey Intro(Cati)
Wednesday, February 16, 2011      2 comments

What does snow turn into? MUD, MORE MUD, BOOT SUCKING MUD. Ok , the weather has turned warm, that's good. Snow is gone, that's also good. Got lots of exercise yesterday, that's great. Spent the day getting rid of the mud behind the barn and fi... Read more
Life on an Arkansas Farm-Dog Repellent & Donkey Intro(Zac)
Tuesday, February 15, 2011      5 comments

Went to WalMart yesterday and spent $8.00 for a container of animal repellent to sprinkle in the holes the dogs are digging in the yard. It is suppose to repel all types of animals. The dogs are bored what with the miserable weather we've been h... Read more
Life on an Arkansas Farm
Monday, February 14, 2011      2 comments

Yea!!!!! Most of the snow is gone. We got 12" this last snowstorm. It's not suppose to do that in Arkansas. We've gone from highs in the 20's and 30's to highs in the 50's and 60's. Much better. The donkeys just hate snow. They stayed in the bar... Read more