Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Meet The New Additions!

Meet The New Additions!

Please allow me to introduce Cassia,

and Nan, our goats!

 They are Alpine x LaMancha crosses. Nan is 2 years old, Cassia is her 4 month old doeling.

Currently I'm milking Nan in the mornings and letting Cassia have the rest. Nan hadn't been hand milked before so we (my dear cousin and I) had to train her. Boy! Was that fun! Thankfully, she's gotten much better now and we're getting ourselves a little routine down. 

Little sis' and I are attempting to halter train Cassia and get her used to being handled, so far she is responding well to the constant supply of treats and attention...she may even get spoiled! 

I can't even tell you how excited I am to have goats again, after years? 
And in case you're wondering where the names came from, let me elaborate for just a moment..

Nan's name came from one of my favorite movies of all time, "Tammy and The Bachelor." Debbie Reynold's character, Tammy, lives with her grandpa and her pet goat, Nan. They (Tammy and Nan) have such a cute relationship in the movie and it makes my heart happy. So naturally, when we picked up my two new darlings I just had to name one of them Nan!

 And the name Cassia came from another one of my favorite movies, "Pompeii".

 I'll save the details of this movie for another post, but let's just suffice to say that I have emotional attachment to this movie and yes, that's where Cassia's name sprung from.

Love and Rich Blessings - 

~ Aspen 


  1. You have goatses!!! Although I'm pretty partial to long silky ears, your girls are pretty cute! They should be pretty good milkers too. Alpines happen to be my favorite standard size breed, but I wouldn't trade my darlin' Eponine for anything. :) Have fun with the little mischief makers!

  2. Hold on....YOU'VE SEEN TAMMY AND THE BACHELOR!!! *girly squeals* I LOVE that movie. So adorable. And how cute that you named the goat nan after Tammy's!! :-)

    I've visited your blog a couple times, but I'm just now taking a deeper look. I really like what I see so far. :-)