Wondering what my kids do all day while I’m gardening? Here’s how they live childhood unplugged. Make sure to follow us on YouTube for weekly videos from the cottage.
I cannot foresee any day in the future better than this one. For as far back as I can remember, Stuart and I have been in a state of self-induced-chaos. Part of that is because we love to work. Part of that is because we’ve had to work to build the farm. It’s been three
Question: How many seeds should I plant each spring? Answer: Error on the side of more, baby! Make sure to follow us on YouTube for weekly videos from the cottage.
“Under Construction” – a title that fits well for both my blog and my life, no? Which should we talk about first? How about life. Yes life, as ever, is “under construction”. In the depths of February, I always begin to contemplate life and what we’re doing and if it’s working. The cold of this
I woke up at 4:30 am this morning to bake bread. Yes, you read that right. I know. I should probably get a metal or something. Cue the music! What’s that? People wake up at 4:30am every day to go to work? Psh. Pay no mind to facts such as that. Truth be told, I
You know what’s fun? All your kids getting the chickenpox. You know what’s even more fun? Getting the shingles yourself and then actually giving all your kids the chickenpox. Whoop! We sure know how to par-tay here on the farm. Luckily, we’re able to lay low as needed (hello, the cow is dry!) and our bathroom cabinet is
Remember my kids? The little ones who birth stories you read here, and here, and here. And here (almost forgot about that last one). Well, they are now giants that are taking over my planet. I just thought you should know. People say they’ll grow up and, of course, they do. But I can’t figure out
Tonight is date night. Stuart and I went years without taking a date night in almost any form, unless you count trips to the grocery store – with all the children – as a date. I certainly don’t. But tonight is the night that we look forward to the most, because it’s a night when we get
There are lots of babies in my life right now. Lots and lots of babies. I’ve got babies. You’ve got babies. All my friends have babies. Random people walking down the street or in the grocery store have babies. It’s just the cycle of life, isn’t it? And when you’re a parent, people like to
Hello, Peace. Around New Years, everyone has grand intentions. All of a sudden we’re going to be something we’ve never been, or something we’ve never done. And magically we’re going to stick with it, without fail, because as of January 1st, we’re now awesome. Well, I’m not. But maybe you are. I’m still just a Mom,