Spring dreaming after 48 hours stuck in the house and googling “how to clean vomit out of carpets.” Has anyone tried grow tubs? I think I’m going to order two and try them out for onions and garlic. I’ve been plotting out my raised beds all day and am ready for warm weather!
School is sucking up quite a bit of my time so here is a quick two week recap. Piper turned 2. I went with a group led by our pastor to build survival shelters at a homeless camp in East St. Louis. Hopefully I’ll have a more in depth post on that later. I met…… Continue reading Catch up
I’m still trying to catch up on last year’s canning, so it seems a little crazy that possibly in six weeks I could be planting seeds on this year’s garden. Time to get the freezer cleaned out for sure! Also, we usually get a quarter beef from dad in February, so that makes the need…… Continue reading Winter jam
Today was the first day above freezing in 14 days. In that time, we had Christmas, New Years, kids got sick, grandma passed away, and I got a new niece. We laid grandma to rest next to grandpa yesterday in single digit temperatures at their beloved New Port cemetery. For the non family blog readers,…… Continue reading 14 days below freezing
A belated merry Christmas to my readers. We had a dusting of snow Christmas Eve. I finished all of my soup bowl cozy’s for my family. Colton was excited to get his own candle at candlelight service. I was not so excited about that. We finally had too much Christmas. Now we’re on the midst…… Continue reading Merry Christmas!
Another 50 degree day when I’m off work meant having a babysitter come out for a couple of hours while I cut wood. This time I picked a tree behind the house that fell in the July storm. It was pretty much the same situation as last week. Before I could do any real cutting…… Continue reading Monday, Monday
Some Christmas prep around here… I need to finish sewing three gifts. One night will be a late one, I guess. We attempted to take the kids to see Christmas lights last night but it was short lived. Right after this picture was taken Piper slipped off the bench and hit her head on a…… Continue reading It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas