If your ewe has rejected her lamb, don’t panic. There’s something you can try before resorting to bottle feeding. While you may need to express colostrum to get into the lamb quickly, with a little extra effort it’s possible to reunite mama and baby back together.
This past year has been full of many new beginnings for all of us in the Kinnard family… We kicked off 2018 celebrating E.’s 10th birthday with a special father-son trip to St. Louis and Chicago as a way of launching E. into the world of double digits. The special trip included going up into the St. Louis Arch, visiting the St. Louis Science Museum, riding the train to/from Chicago, eating Chicago pizza at Geno’s, and many other memorable activities. [...]
One of the big motivating factors behind our family’s decision to move out to the country and adopt a simpler way of life was our conviction to get out of debt. One of these days I’ll write a more in depth post on the foundational biblical principles that have influenced Amy’s and my approach to money and possessions since getting married. For now, suffice it to say, we have been tirelessly working with “gazelle intensity,” as Dave Ramsey likes [...]
Got a call yesterday afternoon from my sister asking if I needed any more tomatoes for my canning. Turns out the Fishnet Ministries located in Jacksonville had received a shipment of 80,000 pounds of Roma tomatoes and had no way of refrigerating them. A call went out to churches and the general public asking for help boxing up the tomatoes and getting them to those who could use them. Wow! FREE tomatoes (as many as you want)! After ending [...]
Follow us on YouTube Follow our Podcast After a recent conversation with Tim regarding our winter preparations, I started doing some research on inexpensive types of homemade candles or lamps. Last year we had a horrible snow and ice storm dumping over a foot of snow on the roads and power lines. Our property is at the end of the line, so any power outages means that we will be the last ones to have our power restored. This [...]