Author Archives: Julie Helms
I wanted to do an update on my weight-loss journey–and it’s been a long journey–about 2 years now. I’m close to my final goal. I’ve lost about another 60 lbs since my last post, for a total of -117 lbs. … Continue reading
I don’t normally overshare like this…but I wanted to celebrate a milestone that is a big deal for me. I have lost 60 lbs this year! I started February 1, 2015, so it has been exactly 9 months (Seems like … Continue reading
I usually get peeps in the spring, but because our egg laying was way down I decided to try sooner with some fall peeps. They should be ready to lay in the spring. I got 4 each of 4 breeds … Continue reading
I don’t love mockingbirds, but a nest of babies is always exciting! Here they are in a very messy stick nest in my redbud tree. One summer I had a mockingbird that learned the sound of the UPS truck backing … Continue reading
If you follow my blog with any regularity, you may have noticed a total dearth of posts about my garden this year. It has not gone well for a variety of reasons. But my one bright spot has been the … Continue reading
On May 26, little Hallelujah was born to Gretchen. (There is a graphic birth picture below the break)
What an exciting weekend we had at Maryland Sheep and Wool. I entered 4 fleeces for competition and 3 of them won ribbons. Gabriel, our new Cormo cross ram, swept the awards though. (For those following the saga of bottle-baby … Continue reading
Look what we did today! Some of the fleece’s are posted. Click on the “Fleece” tab above or click here
Had fun taking pictures on this pretty, sunny (but very cool and windy) Saturday.
Here is a short video of me feeding the two little cuties, Heather and Cocoa.