playing bob the builder

playing bob the builder

“Mom, we’re like Bob the builder!” I heard that on more than one occasion this week. We spent the first half of the week playing bob the builder, building a tv stand. This lovely old door was part of our wood pile coming into this house and I knew I wanted to build something out … Read more

sweets, treats and a birthday girl

sweets, treats and a birthday girl

So MANY sweets, treats and presents!¬†We baked a cake, cookies and cupcakes. We made play dough, we had a sleepover and we played in the snow, multiple times. What a busy week it’s been! Lil sis turned 3. She was very excited for her new 3 year old shoes, but not so much on her … Read more

baby chicks moved out

baby chicks moved out

The baby chicks moved out! My house no longer smells like chicken poop…hooray! The big hens love their new boxes and the chicks are enjoying having more space. Dad did a wonderful job hanging it up and in no time, the girls had it full of shavings. The top row had to be immediately blocked … Read more

cookies, cakes, and a whole lot of presents

cookies, cakes, and a whole lot of presents

What a crazy week it’s been. Cookies, cakes, and a whole lot of presents! The beautiful weather has pretty much kept us all outside as much as possible. Mucking stalls, cleaning the coop, cleaning the brooder and climbing trees. Once chores were done, we worked on something a lot more fun. I had full intentions … Read more

what we did this week 10/20/19

what we did this week

Halloween costumes and fishing were the major highlights of what we did this week. Trick or treat is this next Friday, so we decided it was time to get the girls’ costumes in the works. Big sis decided she wanted to be a horse, so lil sis decided she would be a WILD horse. Don’t … Read more

what we did this week 10/13/19

what we did this week

In preparation for our first family visit, we finished putting the table together and cleaned up the dining room. We still have more work to do in here (look at those curtains!), but in the mean time, at least we have a real table to eat our meals at. Other than finishing the table, here’s … Read more

what we did this week 10/6/19

Two major projects completed this week. The gross shed is officially all cleaned out and half full of hay! What a nasty project this was, so thankful its over! When I thought I had just a little more stuff in the loft, it turned into WAY more boxes than I ever thought could be up … Read more

what we did this week 9/29/19

Another week filled with fun and chores on the farm. We had fun playing with horses and chickens, and a lot of not so fun just plain working our butts off. Our air conditioner decided to give up so we’ve all been hot. The house holds heat really well, which will be nice for winter, … Read more