Grandpa’s Chicken Adventure

TweetMy dad has been threatening to get us a chickens for a while now.  I say threatening because at this point in time I really don’t want to take on chickens. Growing up our neighbors had chickens and our families and a couple other families would go over and help them at butchering time.  It’s … [Read more…]

Rhubarb Cake

Tweet  I hate to brag but I have a little talent.  I’ve come to realize that if you give me something healthy like a fruit or vegetable I can almost always turn it into into something carb loaded, fat ladened, or just a complete sugar bomb.  Rhubarb is no exception but in my defense I … [Read more…]

Spring has Sprung!

TweetSpring has sprung on my front porch and the rest of the farm!  Its such a 180 from last year at this time.   Right about now we were busy ripping up old carpet and plywood so we could replace the floor on the porch and this year I’m doing fun stuff like decorating and sipping … [Read more…]

Don’t Blink.

Tweet I remember being little and going on a walk with my mom. We were talking and I was probably chatting her ear off and I remember telling her how it felt like it was taking forever to grow up.  To this day I still remember her telling me that she felt like it was … [Read more…]

A Good Old Tire Swing and Tree Fort

TweetWhen we first bought our swing set it was supposed to be just a starter one.  A very basic $100 metal swing set from Walmart I believe. Room for 3 swings and a slide.  Fast forward 8 years and we still have that same swing set.  I have to say I’ve been very impressed with … [Read more…]

My First Craft Booth- How did it go?

TweetWell I thought I would post a little follow up to let everyone know how my first craft booth went.   The crowd was on the light side and a lot of the people were definitely there for the garage sale booths that were set up (this was a everything goes sales – all kinds of … [Read more…]

This Little Piggy is Going to the Market

TweetIts 4:45, my kids are jumping on the trampoline and I ‘m writing this blog post while I watch them and enjoy a wine cooler.  Do I drink with my kids around every afternoon? No. But today I’m celebrating.  It’s been a marathon week. A mombie week to the max.  About three weeks ago I … [Read more…]

My Motivational Parenting Speech

TweetOccasionally I get comments when I’m out and about from people saying they enjoy my blog and projects.  I want thank everyone who takes the time to read it – it’s completely humbling to me.  Sometimes I’m caught off guard by it too – I think I kind of forget for a second that what … [Read more…]

Grandma’s Cookies…Almost!

TweetGrandma Betty is the quintessential grandma – sweet, caring, loving and she bakes like a… well like  a grandma!  She makes the best Special K bars you will ever eat and then there are her chocolate cookies.  Oh those chocolate cookies.  She would bake them and keep them in an ice cream bucket in the … [Read more…]