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Antique Preserves

We have a neighbor we’ve recently come to know; a friendly, toothless, older fellow who parked himself in Penrose back in the 1970’s.  He has stopped by briefly in the past, thrice encountering only the woman of the house yet … Continue reading

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SOLD.

Chapter 1 of my life as The Goat Cheese Lady has closed…with a happy, incredible ending.  Chapter 2 is now set to begin. Here are the details: As you know, we announced we were moving in August, but we officially … Continue reading

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Garage Sale HERE Tomorrow!

Huge Garage Sale at The Goat Cheese Lady Farm, 919 Lonesome Road, Colorado Springs, CO, 80904, Saturday, November 22, from 9-3. Our move is almost official (knock on wood) and we’ve got the garage and part of the driveway filled with … Continue reading

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The Leaves Are Falling!

If I could, I’d have all of the leaves fall directly from the trees onto the barn floor.  They make good bedding for the goats.  Or, maybe they could all just blow into my garden.  Next year’s soil would be … Continue reading

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Book: How To Make Money Homesteading

Oh. My.  Gosh. Herbert and I are among 17 other amazing homesteaders profiled in a new book by Tim Young called “How To Make Money Homesteading” … …and IT’S OUT ON AMAZON TODAY!!!!!!  Amazing!!! Here’s the link:  http://www.amazon.com/How-Make-Money-Homesteading-Self-Sufficient/dp/1502786052/ Don’t just … Continue reading

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The Freeze – uncut

If it hasn’t happened yet in your neck of the woods, The Freeze is looming.  It’s the bane of the end of summer, or the benefit of the end of summer, I go back and forth depending on the year.  But in … Continue reading

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Hello Fall! – uncut

I look out at the leaves changing color on the trees, and give thanks that fall is here and winter is coming.  It’s the beginning of the farm’s down time.  I used to resist the first freeze of the fall, hating to see the … Continue reading

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Moving Sale: Rototiller

I know you’ve been thinking about getting a rototiller, right? Just in time to dress it up like a scarecrow for Halloween?  Or, maybe you could decorate it with hay bales and pumpkins right after you till all of your raked up … Continue reading

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We’re Moving!

It’s not official yet, but we’re working on it.  It’s kind of shocking, I know.  I’m kind of shocked myself.  Not totally shocked though because last year around this time, we got the bug to move.  We just didn’t.  Last … Continue reading

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Anyone Know A Community Blogger?

I do! Check out the new, expanded IndyBlog today! We just might see each other there. –  The Goat Cheese Lady

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