Monthly Archives: October 2012

America Without A Barn? ~ Wordless Wednesday with Linky

This is the dairy and hay barn on the farm where my mom grew up. My grandma and uncle’s family still live there, though it’s no longer an operational dairy. They’re now running a horse farm. We got a chance … Continue reading


Filed under Local Agriculture, Wordless Wednesday

Third Trimester ~ Baby Update

It has been quite a while since I wrote a blog update on baby boy #2. I’m currently 36.5 weeks along, and the little man is due to make his arrival in less than a month! I am so fortunate … Continue reading


Filed under Adventures, Country Boys, parenting

Cinnamon Applesauce in the Slow Cooker

Welcome to the Festival of Food Carnival. In celebration of autumn and Halloween, we’re sharing recipe ideas for healthy treats, or anything you would enjoy this time of year. Hosted by Diary of a First Child and Hybrid Rasta Mama, … Continue reading


Filed under Food, Recipes

New Door ~ Wordless Wednesday with Linky

My wonderful husband built this Dutch door to close off our mud room from our kitchen and the rest of the downstairs. The hope is that we’ll be able to keep the heat from being sucked up the stairs to … Continue reading


Filed under Home, Living from Scratch, Wordless Wednesday

Joining the Family Business ~ Wordless Wednesday with Linky

Actually, we have lots of family businesses–the farm and construction business on my side, and stair-building and aquaculture on Daddy’s side– so Joshua has lots of options if he wants to join one of our family businesses when he grows … Continue reading


Filed under Adventures, Country Boys, Natural Learning, Outside, Wordless Wednesday