Monday, April 18, 2016

The Spice Girls

Summer swooped in this weekend...
Sunny blue skies provided a beautiful backdrop for all of the trees,
whose leaves were beginning to open right in front of our eyes.

We took full advantage of the warm temperatures and got to work
chipping all of the piles of tree tops left from last autumn's tree trimming.
All of the pine chips are now spread in the horses' dry lot...
providing them with a soft place to sleep,
as well as to potty.

The donkeys were quite curious about the wood chips and spent a while
picking through them looking for edibles.

When chores were finished, we took a drive to visit our dear friends
at Tuckaway Farm...just a few miles away from us.

Tuckaway is home to Daphne and Chloe's boyfriend, Paco.

They've never met Paco, but I am sure they would find him quite handsome!

I especially wanted to share with you the newest members of our friends' farm.

Meet the Spice Girls!

Nutmeg, Cinnamon, Ginger, and Rosemary!

These four adorable young goats are Boer goats and have just come
to make their home at Tuckaway Farm.

Don't they have just the sweetest faces?

And how about those ears!
Who can resist those long ears!

I miss the days when Spring would bring a new batch of baby goats.
Sadly, those days are over.

It's so nice to know I can now get my "kid" fix at our friend's farm.

Much thanks to Annette and Dale for sharing their adorables with us!


  1. they are adorable, I love their names and there soft gentle faces with the beautiful lashes,,!!
    our sons goats are expecting any minute!!

  2. Yes, it's those cute ears and sweet faces that first pulled me in! We've had our goats for a couple of years now and just love their sweet personalities.

  3. So cute! And I love their names!

  4. The Spice Girls are so sweet! But that Paco looks like a rakish devil.

  5. Adorable indeed..Pretty eyes..Love the ears..Things rally started to bloom over the weekend..The Dogwoods have popped as well..80 is a bit warm though..I guess we'll have no Spring this year...Nice to have the sun!!

  6. All so cute , We have had summer weather here this weekend and today to and we are loving it. Lovely photos Thanks for sharing , have a good day !

  7. We have Boer Goats as well. All I can say is that I love, love, love the breed! Of course, they are all just big ole' pets. They put a smile on my face everyday!


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