2017 – Just getting started

Welcome to my blog!  My name is Tina.  I’ve always dreamed of having property where I could have a garden, an orchard, and animals.  Now I still work full-time so I’ll ease into it – or I tell myself that now.  Once I get my mind set on something, I’m full steam ahead.  I always make time for whatever is needing my attention.

My husband and I bought a log-sided home on just shy of 3 acres in Northern Colorado in December 2016. Property around here is at a premium so we are very fortunate to now own a small piece of it.  My husband will build his dream shop and I will live my country-girl lifestyle with a garden, orchard, miniature horses, and chickens – to start with.

The small barn needs work before I get the horses and the ground is frozen with nights where it’s reached 29 below! But I’m still out there cleaning up what the previous owners left behind.  And I bought a new tractor!  It’s not a big one, but I sure love driving my shiny red Massey Ferguson.  It’s got a front loader on it so it makes for easier work loading up the old straw and mess.  My animals will have a clean home to come to!

Walk with me as I update you on my trials and tribulations of living in the country as a woman of almost 54 years old.  As spring gets closer, it’s going to get a whole lot busier around here!

3 thoughts on “2017 – Just getting started

  1. I’m so excited to follow your new adventure , my friend. Yes, you will find the time to do everything you want to do! Take it from a “born and raised farmgirl” who will also be moving back to the country in a few months. New home almost ready.

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  2. Tina, this is so exciting! Thanks for letting us in on your dreams. Hoping spring hurries up and gets here so you can get started. I thank the Lord for this beautiful land…from your little piece in Colorado to my little piece in Kansas!

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