Monthly Archives: March 2013

Making do…

One of our goals in life is to live simply….more simply.  I love to see the kids ingenuity re-purposing scraps they find around the farm. One of our sons (aged 9 at the time) created this “airplane swing” for his … Continue reading

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I’ve been teaching myself Afghan (Tunzanian) stitch.  Who knew!  So easy and such a neat stitch when done up. Now to get my hook back from my daughter who stole “borrowed” it!

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I was going to write a post about our dinner last night.  Then while preparing dinner I started thinking about what I use most in the kitchen.  What I utilize the most, my favorite “go to” things that I would … Continue reading

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Ode to Hamster

For about a year my, just turned, 14 year old has been begging for a hamster.  I’ve put her off, stalled, re-directed and downright emphatically said… NO!  We have many animals here on our farm, pick one!  It can be … Continue reading

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Is there anything simpler than Playdough?  Give a kid some clay and their imagination kicks in, their senses are involved, and….. they are quiet for a LOOONNNGGG time :). There were coffee cups to design Onion pizza’s to bake wedding … Continue reading

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Sisterly moments

I love seeing my older kids having “moments” with their younger siblings. 

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Free Dinner…

When I cook, many times I will ask one of the kids to go down to the freezer to “bring me up something I can make for dinner”.  Sometimes they’ll respond with “what do you want me to get?”  I … Continue reading

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