Monthly Archives: April 2010

At April’s End

So the family project I had mentioned? It’s all finished! We all worked to build it together… Grace and Sophia moved wood from one spot of the yard to another, moved the swing set assemblage around, too; Mom held wood … Continue reading

Posted in Family life, Garden | Leave a comment

Goodbye rooster!

This post will be considered graphic by those of you with weak stomachs…might want to leave now if that is you! So let’s be clear ~ I strongly believe in being connected to your food source ~ if not growing … Continue reading

Posted in Farm life | 1 Comment

Poultry craze!

Spring is in full swing now; lately we’ve been living outside, collecting new animals, and working on a family project (which will be revealed soon!). Tomorrow will see the fulfillment of the process we’ve long been aiming for ~ that … Continue reading

Posted in Family life, Farm life | Leave a comment

Babies don’t keep

Mother, O Mother, come shake out your cloth, Empty the dustpan, poison the moth, Hang out the washing, make up the bed, Sew on a button and butter the bread. Where is the mother whose house is so shocking? She’s … Continue reading

Posted in Family life | 1 Comment

Rhythm of the day

Sophia working in her felt notebook…I am making these for each of the girls and plan to save them for when the girls are older and want to look back at their younger work. It’s a beautiful day! Our favorite … Continue reading

Posted in Family life | Leave a comment

Days like these

Today was perfect, it really was. It was just the right concoction of family togetherness, the weather being a ten, and my babies just, well, sweetness. The kids played outside all day in the warm sunny-ness, and Dad and I … Continue reading

Posted in Family life | Leave a comment