Farm

Barn cats

Barn cats

Over the winter, I noticed there were certain areas of my barn that attracted mice. I’d see their gross little droppings on the shelves in the feed room or find evidence of their handiwork in the tack room. ┬áJohnny and I set out some electric […]

Spring to-do list

Spring to-do list

The weather’s been so warm here in northeastern Oklahoma that spring feels as though it’s officially here! This is a pleasant change from years past, where the weather seems to go from freezing to blazing within the span of a couple of weeks. Lengthening days […]

How’s that budget doing?

How’s that budget doing?

One of my goals for 2017 is to improve my finances. Part of my plan to do so entails tracking my equine related expenses by saving receipts and entering them into a budget spreadsheet. This is the first time I’ve done something like this; my […]

Arctic blast

Arctic blast

It was a cold weekend here in Oklahoma! Friday was a balmy 55 degrees, but temperatures were predicted to drop quickly on Saturday, and the oncoming cold front was bringing high winds, freezing rain, and snow with it. I spent Saturday morning preparing the barn […]

First week of keeping ponies at home

First week of keeping ponies at home

While Johnny and I (along with the cats, dogs, and boxes) have been living in the house since late September, the horses have been living life as usual at the boarding barn next door. Moving is hectic, so it was easier to have my awesome […]