Hello & Welcome Ozzibeth, (better late than never)
I have been MIA as my life gets in the way off what I would like to be doing. Twenty five acres hey! I have 5 and at times that is way too much while at other times I wish I had more
Not really, 5 is more than enough for our needs and besides we couldn't cope with anymore at our age now.
Good luck with your endevours as you build your hobby farm to its full potential. This will seem to be happening ever so slowly however after 4 years I have been looking at photos of when we started building on ours and it is amazing that what we thought wasn't growing or what we were doing sooo slowly, has in fact been the opposite. The orchard has grown huge and the buildings, gosh we hadn't realized just how much we had done.
I remember when we first started on our new place, I made 3 lists - immediate needs, priority of those immediate needs and a would be nice list. Every day we went out to the property we would work on something then that night or the next day I would cross off the list what we had done. Wasn't always crossed off the priority of course but then sometimes either the weather, circumstances or lack of money dictated that what I wanted done had to wait and so it was. But oh seeing that list of crossed off items sure made it seem like we were accomplishing things.
So good luck .
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
- John Lennon