Category Archives: Seven Quick Takes

Quick Takes – Sept 10, 2014

It’s been a looooooong time since I’ve posted anything and mostly that’s because A. I haven’t been feeling particularly well and B. I’ve been wanting to get together a few pictures to post from around here (pictures of our newest … Continue reading

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Quick Takes – March 2, 2014

— 1 — We have a new baby on the farm!  I walked outside to feed the animals a few days ago and heard the bleating of a lamb!  He was cold and shivering and his momma didn’t seem terribly … Continue reading

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Quick Takes, Feb 6, 2014

— 1 — It occurred to me as I milked Lucy this morning that while I waxed lyrical about how she “stood perfectly still for me” as I learned how to milk her, this isn’t true at all!  In fact, … Continue reading

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Quick Takes – Jan 31, 2014

— 1 — First of all, I want to thank everyone who told me they were praying for our family after I wrote my last post.  It was a difficult thing to share, and I appreciate your support so much.  … Continue reading

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Seven Quick Takes – August 9, 2013

— 1 — And the winners are…. Here are the names the kids chose, from everyone’s suggestions! For the little ram lamb, Uncle Shane’s submission:  Blackberry! For the little calico kitten, Rachel’s suggestion: Honey! And for the little black kitten, … Continue reading

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Seven Quick Takes – July 22, 2013

(Yes, I am aware that it’s not Friday, but I felt the urge to be random today.) — 1 — We’re finally starting to settle into a routine around here!  Considering that every time we’ve settle into a routine this … Continue reading

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I used to be such a good blogger

A friend of mine told me yesterday that she can always tell when I’ve been busy because of the silence on my blog!  Things have been so crazy here, I don’t even really know how to give an update!  But … Continue reading

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WFMW – Getting it Done – how I work David Allen’s filing system

I’ve mentioned the book Getting Things Done and how it’s changed my life, but when I first started setting up this system I would have been lost if not for a friend who walked me through it all.  I have … Continue reading

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Quick Takes – Around the House and Yard

WHEW!  It’s been quite a busy time over here at our house!  We’ve been putting in our garden, re-vamping the chicken coop, going on photo shoots, redecorating the girls room (I’ll have a whole post up on that, soon!!!) and … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes – Creating a play room and revamping the school room… and everything else!

— 1 — For years, I’ve been looking forward to building my own home.  I’ve drawn up plans, made lists of ideas, and poured over books on the subject.  Our space just HASN’T been working for us, and I’ve been … Continue reading

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