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New Soap Coming in November

Posted by goatiegirls on October 30, 2016 at 2:55 PM Comments comments (0)

It has been awhile.   I hope you are all ready for Halloween and the


coming holiday season.   Jessica has been working with me for several


months now.  Learning my soap and lotion recipes and helping me with


customers and shipping out orders.  She has been a joy to work with.


 She's also teaching...

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July?

Posted by goatiegirls on July 2, 2016 at 10:10 AM Comments comments (0)

I'd say I can't believe it's July but the heat would make a liar out of me!   Life has been so busy


that sometimes you hardly have time to catch your breath.   I have a new soap that will be listed


soon.  Orange Poppy Seed so far the orange is rather faint but I'm hoping it will get stronger.  (It 


has gotten stronger)


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Mini Mudroom Project Complete

Posted by goatiegirls on April 19, 2016 at 1:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Hi everyone!  We got much needed rain again last night and today!   Garden is almost done.  And


we completed a mini mudroom which I've wanted for a long time.  I happened to be looking at


IKEA and saw a link to IKEA hacks where people took IKEA furniture and made it in to something


else.  When I saw the Mini Mudroom I knew it was meant...

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Spring Cleaning

Posted by goatiegirls on March 19, 2016 at 2:55 PM Comments comments (0)




Last week I painted baseboards and cleaned behind all the furniture. I guess spring cleaning


fever has hit. Yesterday and today hubby and I mulched. It took 84 bags of mulch to do the big


landscape...

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In Memory of Rue 2004-2012

Posted by goatiegirls on February 24, 2016 at 6:25 PM Comments comments (0)

I made a page in memory of Rue.  Here is the link.....


http://www.goatiegirls.com/in-memory-of-rue-2004-2016

GoatieGirls interview with Jason Baggett of Resident Press

Posted by goatiegirls on February 10, 2016 at 11:55 AM Comments comments (0)

I don't normally do interviews but I like Jason Baggett's vision for his paper Residentpress.com.  He


wants to present a rural/small town/farm/homesteading paper with ideas for a cleaner healthier


lifestyle.   Now he's talking my language. :)



Check out the article!  He did a great job!!  

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Ground Hog Day

Posted by goatiegirls on February 2, 2016 at 4:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Well we didn't get any of the rain that went through early this morning. Still warm but very windy.

 

 

 

IT's a balmy 64 degrees out there right now. After I finished chores hubby said hop in the mule

 

 

 

and we'll cruise the fence lines so off we go. A few mintues later and nearly to the other end of

 

 

 

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What the best dressed goats are wearing

Posted by goatiegirls on January 13, 2016 at 12:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Rue's custom made goat coat arrived in the mail yesterday and it fits her perfectly.   Rue will be 12 in


February and she's feeling her years.   So we pamper her a bit after all she gave me some really gorgeous


kids over the years!   Here's a picture of her.   Later she went on a goat walk to browse on green brier and


honeysuckle and she wa...

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New Soap--Mind Your Beeswax

Posted by goatiegirls on January 8, 2016 at 11:50 AM Comments comments (0)

I have been playing with the soap!  I had all my curing racks EMPTY on January 1st.  I've been


doing some soaping since.  I can fit 220 to 230 bars on each shelf.   Okay the new soap...I think I


will name it Mind Your Beeswax.  It's made with beeswax, honey and vanilla also of course goat


milk, olive oil, coconut oil, almond oil, sunfl...

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Shipping rate increases

Posted by goatiegirls on January 8, 2016 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (0)

As of January 17th the postal rates are increasing.  Fed Ex and UPS are also increasing their rates.


 I thought this might be interesting to watch.  How your mail is processed.


 http://holykaw.alltop.com/watching-the-usps-sorting-system-is-mesmerizing-video


Shipping rates effective January 17, 2016

 

$...

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Kitty Christmas

Posted by goatiegirls on December 13, 2015 at 8:10 AM Comments comments (0)


The new kitty mansion arrived and they got their Christmas present early.


GiGi wants to know why that old kitty condo is still sitting there.  


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My Deepest Apologies

Posted by goatiegirls on November 16, 2015 at 4:05 PM Comments comments (0)

I am so sorry I have neglected you for so long dear friends.  I simply have just let time get away


from me.  Here it is almost Thanksgiving!!  I hope you are all well and enjoying the fall weather.  It


certainly has been nicer temperatures than it was a year ago.  Today's high last year was 42 and


the low was 24.  I have been real...

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Goat Milk

Posted by goatiegirls on September 6, 2015 at 2:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Have I got good news for you!   I get a lot of request for goat milk.  Well now you can get it, not from


me but my friend Sally Tedford is selling goat milk for $5.00 a gallon you supply your own container.


 That is a very good deal!!  The perfect container to bring would be 1/2 gallon canning jars.  



I am thrilled with my ...

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August?

Posted by goatiegirls on August 20, 2015 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)

What a beautiful day!! We are enjoying this break in the heat!! We cleaned and restained both


decks. Hopefully some repair work will be completed on the house next week. Today they are


moving the satellite dish from the house to a pole so they can start putting a metal roof on the


house. I started my morning making sugar scrubs. I've been making a lot of lotio...

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Belle Starr Antiques

Posted by goatiegirls on July 29, 2015 at 5:45 AM Comments comments (0)

For my local customers I thought you might be interested in this:


https://www.facebook.com/bellestarr.antiques/posts/1050927454941984


GoatieGirls soap available at Belle Starr Antiques in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Clearance sales

Posted by goatiegirls on July 8, 2015 at 12:40 AM Comments comments (0)



http://www.goatiegirls.com/apps/webstore/products/category/481998?page=1

Hi Everyone!  I hope you are enjoying the summer!   I've been trying to organize and de-clutter


around here.  Also I've realized that what sells well at the farmer's market doesn't necessarily


carry over t...

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Another Day at GoatieGirls

Posted by goatiegirls on June 30, 2015 at 6:25 PM Comments comments (0)

So more pictures from the deer feeder. They are looking so nice!  Notice a raccoon joins the fun!


We're still trying to get caught up around here. We cleaned the gutters on the front of the house


yesterday. There has to be an easier way to do this! I used Soilove (soil remover for clothes)


straight on a sponge with outdoor bleach. It did a pretty go...

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Chicken House--check mark-done

Posted by goatiegirls on June 1, 2015 at 5:05 PM Comments comments (0)

We've been trying to get caught up on everything that we let go because


of all the rain. We've mulched our flower beds and garden. A little over a


week ago we cleaned the goatie girls barn. Saturday we gave them their


Calvary 9 shots, wormer and trimmed hooves. (I don't normally worm


them unless they've been sick or ...

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What Happened to May?

Posted by goatiegirls on May 30, 2015 at 5:05 PM Comments comments (0)

So what happened to May?  I'm sure it was here a little while ago.  Really it did zoom past.  We


went to the Fort Smith Farmer's Market this morning and even with all the weather problems they


had some nice veggies for sale.  We got to visit with friends too!  A very nice bonus!  Then when


we got back home I trimmed all the goat h...

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Jedi's Latest Kids

Posted by goatiegirls on April 25, 2015 at 5:35 PM Comments comments (0)

A big thank you to the Tedfords for sharing their pictures of Jedi's latest kids.   Jedi is the son of


Tropicana and Gideon.  




 The spotted one is a doe.  




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