First on the list, of course, is to close on the house. I am going to appease your curiosity and post some pictures of the property. Please keep in mind that this is a short-sale and is in dire need of some TLC.
|Driveway and side of the house.|
So that's our hopefully, soon-to-be-home in a nutshell. Great, now I have fallen in love with it all over again.
2012 Goals (with this house in mind):
~ Install wood cook stove for heating and cooking during the winter.
~ Start rebuilding my flock of chickens. I really like Barred Rocks and RI Reds, so I am going to stick with them. I won't raise meat birds until I have established my coop and layers.
~ Build raised garden beds for most of my veggies.
~ Plant apple and pear trees, berry bushes, and start strawberry bed.
~ start worm compost pile (something my Hubby is interested in).
~ Invest in a food dehydrator.
~ Add a Dexter cow/calf pair to the family for milk and meat.
Those are all the goals I am listing right now. Mainly because I don't want to scare my husband. After remodeling the house, fixing fence, and making other repairs that I'm sure will pop up, I don't know how enthused he will be to see another long "to do" list. But as a wife, isn't that my job to keep him busy and out of trouble? (hehehe)
Blessings to you and yours on this wonderful first day of 2012!