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A Peek Into Our Week

The kids have been preparing for their team’s Swim-A-Thon to be held this weekend. We had a super busy and looooong weekend last weekend with a multi-day swim meet.  Esme discovered that she has a new favorite stroke – backstroke … Continue reading

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The Ladies Are Laying!

We have been waiting (ahem…not so) patiently.  I have been resigned over the last few months to purchase eggs from friends as well as the grocery store.   The day has come when we have a full egg basket on … Continue reading

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Homeschool Curriculum 2015-2016 Arrived

Yahoo!  The curriculum I ordered for the kids for this upcoming year has arrived and I have spent some time with it to organize the sequence of the books.  I decided to go with Moving Beyond The Page – http://www.movingbeyondthepage.com/ for our … Continue reading

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Chicken Snuggles

Who says backyard chickens aren’t snuggly??!

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Sewing For The Birds

My eight year old loves to create costumes for the hens.  This dear Buff Orpington named Honey is the most patient with her. Here is her latest chicken outfit sewn from my repurposed old flannel pajama pants 😉 Bless your … Continue reading

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Knitting & Cooking Eggs

My eight year old is REALLY into knitting right now.  Last night, she knit through her sister’s skating lesson… She knit all the way home in the car… She knit through our evening reading – Caddie Woodlawn, at the moment … Continue reading

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Chicken Herding

Seeing my children herding the chickens back to their coop at the end of the day makes me smile… 🙂  

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Wannabe Farmers

Part of our vision in moving to Vermont this past year included our family becoming more involved in farming.  We have enjoyed flower gardening ever since settling into our first home in Michigan.  In addition to establishing extensive perennial beds, … Continue reading

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