harley farms

my bff (i am laughing typing that because my 6 year old walked up to me the other day and said “we are bff’s, right mom?!) danni and her girlfriend invited us to go to the goat farm. we got to see baby goats! i’m pretty sure i was the most excited to see these babies. i’m a city girl…we just do see this kind of stuff every day.

harley farms baby goat

girls and the goats

this is an amazing place. harley farms is located in pescado, ca – just east of half moon bay. gorgeous! they have award winning cheeses too. it’s amazing…oh wait, i said that already. but it really is! if you think you don’t like goat cheese, you haven’t tried this goat cheese (psst: if you aren’t anywhere near their neck of the woods, you can order their cheeses here.)

select cheeses

my favorite was the lavender honey goat cheese. to.die.for!

lavender honey goat cheese

they also have tons of other products like oils, salad dressings, lotions, soaps and even raspberry nectar!

ricotta cheese

after tasting nearly everything in site, it was time to start our tour. we got to get right in there with the goats.

goats

her face says it all…

stella running with the goats

in the pasture were some very pregnant mama goats. they were soaking up the sun and not doing much else (due in a matter of days.)

mama goats

stella talked to this mama goat for a good 10 minutes. so cute.

mama goat

next came the fun part…we got to play with the kids. 3 day old babies. so playful and fun!

anya and baby goat

me and baby goat
(photo:john marcotte)

danni and baby goat

john & sherm

after the tour, it was time to see how they make the cheese. mmm! hair nets were required, and no, i don’t have a photo with me in one.

girls in hair nets

edible flowers…

cheese making

ta da! and next we got to eat the cheese…delish!

finished cheese

i can’t say enough good things about harley farms goat dairy. it’s really fun and the people were wonderful. oh and the goats…so fun! i highly recommend it if you are going to be in the area!


chloe!

my good friends leng and melinda asked me to take photos of little chloe. of course, i couldn’t resist. unfortunately, she wasn’t her super chipper self, so we got a few, but we are going to try again another day. still, look at these cheeks!

oh, and by the way…chloe’s very talented knitting mama melinda made that adorable sweater!

that tongue!

thanks chloe! next time we’ll make sure we let you finish your nap!

it’s been a long time, been a long time…

i realized it has been 3 months since i last posted here on the ol’ blog. how sad is that? in the words of the fresh prince of bel air, “my life got flipped – turned upside down!”

we’ve been through a lot of life-changing roller coaster events lately.

i got a wonderful new flash for christmas and haven’t had any time to try it out. this makes me sad. i experimented with a few photos on christmas day, but don’t quite have the hang of it.

shooting with a flash is just so foreign to me.

the hubby got a new job, quit said new job and turned right around and got another new job. he was only unemployed for 3 days! i feel incredibly blessed.

schedules are getting busier but that also means spring is in the air. love that!

more to come soon. for now i’ll leave you with this photo of stella after a birthday party (princess themed.) this is kinda how i feel today.