Fairhope Alpacas – Fairhope, Alabama

PhotobucketThis week, for the first time, I am participating in You Capture over at I Should Be Folding Laundry.  The theme for this week is the feeling of fall.  Hmmmm…well, just this week did the thermometer drop below 90 degrees (we spent one weekend day at a water park all day!); however, when I think of fall I think of farm visits. 

Did you know that this past weekend was National Alpaca Farm Day?  We made the short drive to Fairhope Alpacas for a visit to the alpaca farm.  I am so glad that we did!  We saw so many beautiful alpacas and the owners were so friendly and welcoming to all of the farm visitors.  My children thought the alpacas were hilarious but “stinky”.  We spent some time watching a very cool spinning demonstration and couldn’t get over how soft and beautifully colored the yarn was.  Even if you missed Alpaca Farm Days, you can still visit the alpaca farm.  Email the owners to set up a visit!  Not going to be in the Gulf Coast area soon?  Check out the National Alpaca Directory to find a farm near you.


You can find Katy and her alpacas at her blog (Yay!  A fellow blogger!), Alpaca Farm Girl or on Twitter as @alpacafarmgirl.  I wish I had a chance to meet Katy while we were there but she was very busy with all of her guests!  Hopefully we will make it to their next open house!




The alpacas were so curious about all of their visitors!  When we went from one end of the barn to the other or when we wander outside, they constantly followed us!


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  1. 1

    Oh my goodness me! Those are the cutest little things ever.


  2. 2

    Oh – they look very cozy, just in time for fall! Cool photo sharing program, I just headed over to check it out!

  3. 3

    How cute are they?! They do look very soft. I’m off to check the directory to see if any are near us. Thanks! Great captures!

  4. 4

    They are so cute 🙂

  5. 5

    Oh.. How cute! I bet the kids had a blast checking them out.

  6. 6

    I am laughing out loud at the straight-on shots! Those faces! They crack me up. Great shots.

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    I like that you had an original idea. Cute photos!

  8. 8

    What a fun thing to do with the family. They are so cute!

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    Thanks for visiting! I hope next time we can chat. We will have another Open House between Thanksgiving and Christmas.

    The alpacas pictured above are (top to bottom)


    Maimie (I think – she doesn’t look too good in this picture)

    Mimosa, Jubilee, and Judy (seated)



    Jubilee and Dexter are brother and sister and best friends

    Mimosa is owned by a fellow blogger who boards her with us while she gets her farm set up.

    Thanks again for coming out and visiting. Hope you come back real soon.

  10. 10

    Oh, those adorable faces!!! What a fun activity!

  11. 11

    Looks like it was so much fun 🙂 And a unique perspective on fall 😉 Not something found around here at any rate!

  12. 12

    Great pictures! They are too cute. Never knew much about the alpaca so it was great to see those pictures.

  13. 13

    Aww, these little guys are so cute! =)

  14. 14

    Awww…that first one–the baby one–so cute! Looks like a great outing!


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