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Archive for December, 2016

Max and Finn

The boys Max and Finn are packed and ready to go. We have our Li’l Sis Eco-Friendly Snuggle Pouches and dollies. It will be a long ride, 2 hours so my boys will ride in comfort.

We are off to pick up our new little buckling.


The Day we got Nanuk

Meet our newest member of our new little goat family.
He hasn’t really been named yet and is known as Lilbocken , the little buck.

We will watch this shy little fella and find just the right name for him.

Here you can see his beautiful elegant mother sunning herself as his father stands guard. He’s very handsome and proud. It seems the males of this breed grow a long shaggy coat, but not the ladies. This handsome fella’s coloring remained me of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup; chocolate and peanut butter.

It’s nice to see who his parents are.


Theo’s First Walk with his Harness

Theo’s first adventures on his leash with his wonderful harness from



Theo’ s adventures around Gullringstorp.
He’s still an absolute charm on the leash. Not sure of his weight but he’s a BIG boy. If I did not have complete control and trust, it wouldn’t be a pretty picture. He listens and makes constant eye contact.

He’s a dream.


Music for Goats

I’ve just put all the goats and chickens to bed. I know it seems early, but it’s getting dark around 15:30.

As I prepared the boxes and tended to everyone, they were given a bit of a concert. It made everything calm and peaceful even though my boys were a bit agitated. One of our does must be heading into heat.

That’s ok. It was lovely music and it took me away from the trials of this world.


A beautiful vintage painting of Sami milking lappgetter.


Day 2


DAY 2 sitting with our new little buck

I put my breakfast in his box and left for 2 mins to check on our sitting hens. I returned to see someone licking his lips after he helped himself to my cottage cheese and peaches. Glad he didn’t help himself to my cup of hot tea!


I Got Kissed by a Goat!


I got kissed by a goat
And I liked it…

My little fella has become real comfortable with me. He seems really happy when I enter his box with my chair and breakfast.

He’s making great eye contact now. What beautiful big brown eyes that look right at me.

He started to sniff my face,,then my hair. He came real close and as I sat there looking into those eyes, I though, oh dear if he got mad or scared, he could do some damage. I was lost in his beautiful eyes.

He pulled back and really looked at his new mommy. Then he came in for the kiss.
He licked my face !

I got kissed by a goat
And I liked it…


Our New Buck’s Harness

We got great harnesses for our new goats. Our little buck is accustomed to wearing one so there was no problem putting it on. I use for our walks. It gently pulls the head and not the neck.


Lunch With my Little Fella.

A name is coming soon as he shows his true personality. He is still not ready to go out to the enclosure so we bring the outside in to him.