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Ask A Jonas – Jim’s Thoughts On Choosing Scents

We get asked lots of questions when we're doing farm tours, selling soap at craft fairs, or simply running errands.  Since most of those answers are heard only by the person who asked, we decided to share some of the common questions here on the blog.  And of course you can ask a question of your own! Jim, how do you decide what scents you use as far as soaps and lotions? Do you pick your favorite or mix it up? Every month I can't wait to place my order for the limited edition soap. ... Read More »

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Hang 10 Episode 6: Food Shopping for a Large Family

Ever wonder how we manage to feed a family of ten?  While we have a "never ending" supply of milk and eggs, it all starts with grocery shopping.  During this video, you can see what food shopping for our family looks like! Impressive, huh?!?     ... Read More »

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Meet The Goats – Hummingbird

Our dairy goats are not only foundational to Goat Milk Stuff, but they are a big part of our family as well.  Each of them has a personality and during this series we're hoping you'll get to know more about them. Several years ago, we went to Idaho to get a few more goats to add to our growing herd. We got Hummingbird on that trip, and she's an absolute sweetheart. She's the oldest of our goats, gives us a lot of milk, and passes on the "milky" gene to her kids. Because of this, we've ... Read More »

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Safety Matters!

We started offering farm tours this year, which is something we're really excited about. Everybody really enjoys them, but one thing we noticed was that elderly people had difficulty going up the incline by the barn.  To make it safer for everyone (and less muddy!), we put in a sidewalk between the soaproom and the barn. We chose to put in both a ramp and stairs so that that people had options (handrails will be installed soon). If you've been to our ... Read More »

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Please Take My Reader Survey

Your time is valuable and I want to make sure that when you spend time reading my blog, you're getting the information that you want. I put together a short survey (13 questions) and would greatly appreciate you taking a few moments to answer them.   Thanks for your time. I'll use your response to make sure I'm writing blog posts that you want to read! ... Read More »

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Ask A Jonas – Does Jade Like Goats Or Bunnies Better?

We get asked lots of questions when we're doing farm tours, selling soap at craft fairs, or simply running errands.  Since most of those answers are heard only by the person who asked, we decided to share some of the common questions here on the blog.  And of course you can ask a question of your own! Jade, do you like the goats or the bunnies better? ~Debby Davis I like the goats better because I spend a lot more time with them, and I know them a lot better, so I like them a lot ... Read More »

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Hang 10 Episode 5: Getting the Chores Done

There are ALWAYS chores to be done at the Jonas house. Find out which chores the children handle and how they try to manipulate the chore system! How do you work chores at your house?     ... Read More »