Category Archives: Family

New Camera! Yippee!

I have moved up in the world a little bit- at least in the photography world. I recently purchased a used Dslr camera off cragslist. It is a Canon 5D, so no spring chicken. ( about 10 years old) The … Continue reading

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Violet Faye- Four Months!

My little girl is four months old already! Where does the time go? She is so smiley and much loved by her siblings. They love to hold her and see if they can make her giggle or smile. It really … Continue reading

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Dreaming of Spring

The first whiffs of spring are in the air here on the frozen tundra. ┬áThere has been several warm days this week and the snow is well on its way out. Will there be more coming? I don’t know, but … Continue reading

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the newest member of the family: Violet Faye! We are both doing great.

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Busy Season

Summer is always a busy season for us. We usually have a good size garden, meat animals, and some ministry/Bible conference stuff, and the county fair to fill our time in the summer.   My garden has done well this … Continue reading

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Spring Farm Updates

Spring has finally come to the farm! This year we got turkeys and chicks again this year. They were tiny and cute a few weeks ago. They looked like this:   In just four short weeks, they look like this: … Continue reading

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Flashback: Baby Development Milestones

The other day I was going through things on my Facebook wall and cleaning up a bit. I found this note written when my firstborn, Richie, was 13 months old. He was quite the terror then. I often wonder how … Continue reading

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Lots of Growing Going On Here

Seems like everything around here is growing at hyper speed around here! The children, the chicks, the turkeys, and the weeds are all getting bigger. Abigail is about seven and a half months now. She is rolling all over the … Continue reading

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Wash, Rinse, Repeat

Children love mud. The problem comes when it is time to come in. We came up with a solution. Sort children by dirtiness and size. Machine wash, Warm, Gentle Cycle Tumble Dry Low Heat Fold your arms around and give … Continue reading

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Spring Time is Here!

Things have been busy here lately. We have been sprucing things up after a LONG winter. Richard is helping me with my many projects- things like fixing goat fences, re-doing the chicken wire on the coop, pitching manure out of … Continue reading

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