Friday, March 7

Friday Dose of Cute: Have a Laid Back Weekend.

More photos below. . .

We still have some snow on the ground, including a big slab of ice right outside the front door that runs all along the north side of the house (which I forget about until I step out there numerous times a day), but it's melting fast. Sunny and warm, heading toward 70 degrees by early next week, then ice pellets predicted. Missouri weather is always crazy.

This is the time of year when our newly awakened hayfield and grazing pastures need all the moisture they can get, so we're hoping tomorrow's rain forecast will come through. In the meantime, I've been busy sowing old seeds in flats and in the greenhouse (the ground outside is still frozen) and ordering onion plants and (no doubt way too many) new seeds.

The lambs have been busy eating, playing, racing around the barnyard at top speed, growing like crazy, and laying around looking incredibly cute. Now if only they liked to be scooped up and snuggled.

©, where forced cuddling may occasionally occur—and no lambs are harmed in the process.


  1. How do you NOT cuddle them all day long. hey are adorable to the end of the planets and back. Pluto included !~! Thanks for sharing delightful pictures for our weekend.

  2. Hello Farmgirl! Sooooo glad you're getting some seeds planted. You have always been my calendar help, reminding me that if I don't get them in the ground, they sure won't grow! When I plant on time, I think of you the year you were lamenting that you were so busy with lambing, you didn't get your tomato seeds planted, and had to buy transplants from your Amish neighbor down the road. You've always inspired me, so I always want to remind you to remember to plant. Silly, I know, but true! I'm proud that my leek seeds are up but the seed starter mix which was sealed/unopened from last year, has developed a fungus around some seedlings. Trying to decide whether to carry on with them and hope, start over with fresh seed and new mix, or both. Oh, the trials of a gardener! Enjoy this beautiful day, and watch out for that ice!!! :) Hugs.

  3. I love all their happy faces, soaking up the sunshine! Thanks for sharing some joy this weekend :) Hope you have a great one!

  4. Love seeing all the sweet little lambies! I have been really busy and have missed "seeing" you lately!! :)

  5. I'll try to send some of our rain your way. Happy weekend!

  6. We had a crazy winter here in central Italy and by crazy I mean unusually very warm. It felt like Spring through out Winter and we had snow only once back in November!

    I'm going to start sowing seeds inside too, as we have a clay soil which makes the seeds rot if planted directly. I started already clearing the plot and planted onions.

    I love your blog Susan and wait on tenterhooks for your updates. :) All the best to you, farm guy and the critters.

  7. Love the lambs and their moms - so cute!

    We are getting slammed with another 6-8" of snow. We are about to break the snowfall record of all time here! What a winter! One of the coldest winters since they've been keeping track! There won't be any planting around here for quite a while. The Great Lakes are about 90% frozen this year - practically never this frozen over! Crazy!,

  8. I'm a sheep lover from way back Susan and these photos are so awesome to see. We don't have sheep anymore (and I have been begging to get a ewe)but hubs knows what that would lead to)) but love me some lambs!!!
    I'm so happy you came by so I could find you.

  9. All the babies look so healthy, how are the doggies and donkeys,sure they would love to be in some spring pics.


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