Monday, April 16, 2012

Weekend Fun

It was a whirlwind weekend on the farm.
We planted grass around the new indoor arena...
no little task, I might add!

Weekend guests... friends and family added to the fun.
We took a trip to a local college town for dinner,
and on the way stopped to visit a local alpaca farm.

Alpacas are one animal we don't have on the farm.
And although I do think they are adorable,
we have no plans to add any, either.

I must admit, they are rather irresistible!
But, remember....I did say no more animals!
This is a rather large alpaca farm with 13 pregnant females.
We will visit them again this summer after the babies are born.

I was so happy that Tyler came for a visit.
He hasn't been to the farm for a few weeks,
so we headed out to see the animals.

He loves Grammie's gator and a ride was the first order of business.
(Oh, and Maddie, our newfie is halfway through her
summer she looks a little mangy right now.)

Then up to see the pigs and the baby goats...

Is there anything cuter than kids with kids?

Tyler will be 2 in June.
How quickly those two years have passed!

What fun...marching through the pasture with the Roos!

Weekends on the farm are always full of activity...
both work and play.
Best of all, though, is the time spent with family and friends
just enjoying the magic of this place!


  1. It looks like you all had a great time!

  2. WoW! That is one big dog. And your pics with you, Tyler and that huge dog in the Gator is too cute!
    By the way, if you go to the Alpaca farm when there are babies, you'll come home with one. Or two! :-) How could you not?

  3. I'm with you, I don't really want an alpaca. We have an llama farm right down the road, and yes, they are adorable, but I just don't need one. Those little kiddles are priceless!

  4. The coolest gramma's have gators and animals, and dogs the size of Texas!


  5. Sounds like you had a great weekend.Maddie looks like she has a pompadour..I can't imagine your visiting baby any without bringing one home :)...Be careful...

  6. What adventures Tyler must have at the farm.... and yes... kids with kids photos are way cute!

  7. Adorable! He has grown so much..these days with him...are the best memories...for everyone!

  8. Oh what a great post Beverly!
    The Llamas are really something to see..
    Tyler is so adorable.. I wish all children could have the experience of farm life... I am sure he always enjoys his visits.
    Wishing you a beautiful week.
    fondly, Penny

  9. Wonderful photos ! Tyler is such a cutie. We have Alpaca farms around here as well ! I just finished trimming some of Miggys long stragly fur as well, She will be going for a day at the spa in a week or two to get all prettied , then come home and roll in the muck and grass again lol ! Have a great day !

  10. It does look like a wonderful fun weekend.

  11. Think of all the gorgeous wool you could sell from the alpacas. Just a thought!!! lol

  12. Maddie is HUGE!! She want to be in the middle of everything too :-}}
    Bet Tyler doesn't want to leave Your house with all the pigs, goats, chickens, pooches, horses and what I've left out!!
    What a Wonderful Life!!

  13. Sweet pic of Tyler and the baby goat! Cannot believe how big the dog is!

  14. I see baby alpacas in the near future...That "no more animals" policy will go right out the window...There is nothing cuter than a baby alpaca...Love your farm...


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