Bluebird Sings Farmstead Life

Finally Spring!

Posted by Jessie Haviland on

We are such Spring Lovers around here!  It seems like we just can't wait for the crazy, hectic, yet vibrant and fun season to begin.  For us, Spring means warmer days, flowers blooming and more time outside.  But mostly it means - Babies! This year we have such a fun crop of baby goats, baby bunnies and baby lambs! We are just enjoying our babies so much. And we're looking forward to sharing some of our Spring babies with many of you!

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It's Finally Knitting Season

Posted by Jessie Haviland on

There's an undeniable chill in the air (or at least I can pretend...) and I'm so excited about this year's knitting season.  This is the first year I've sent our beautiful Shetland wool out to be milled, rather than handspinning it myself.  I was nervous about entrusting my beautiful fleece to just anyone, but the folks at Blue Mountain Fiber Mill in eastern PA have done a wonderful job.  Our yarn is just so lovely - I adore all the natural colors that our Shetlands provide, and of course the softness is extraordinary. We only keep a half dozen or so sheep...

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Summer's in Full Swing

Posted by Jessie Haviland on

Summer is in full swing around here.  The kids have been out fishing, the garden is growing and the sheep and goats are trying to find the shade and beat the heat as much as they can.  

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