Category Archives: The Seven of ’em

“Momma’s sick, and she’s putting onions in the fridge. I think she’s pregnant.”

From the mouths of babes.  🙂 In honor of our most recent pregnancy, (yes, that’s an announcement!!!) I thought it would be fun to give our answers to some of the most common questions/comments aimed toward families with lots of … Continue reading

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Lambs to the slaughter

*Warning: this post is a somewhat graphic account of the butchering of our two lambs and may offend some people.  I seriously considered not posting it at all, but as this is my journal (albeit a public one) in the … Continue reading

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Why?

Last night, while getting ready for bed, I heard Jon ask incredulously: “WHY is there a deer in the bathroom?”  He was talking about one of Bitty’s favorite toys, a large blow-up target deer that normally resides in her bed, … Continue reading

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Praying for a barn…

(And a milk stanchion!) Because, although arguably refreshing during the Spring/Summer, our current set up isn’t going to work out too well during the Fall/Winter! We’ve got some work to do!!!

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Sabbath Fun

 

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I bring to you, for your entertainment…

WHEN THE KIDS PACK DADDY’S LUNCH The container that’s cut off on the right?  That’s two tupperware bowls, duck taped together because #5 couldn’t find a lid.  He improvised by going out into the yard and using the cats food … Continue reading

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Up With the Baby

This is why we’re able to do all that we’re doing right now… This amazing daughter of mine and her younger sister take turns getting up at 6:30 every morning to take the baby so I can milk the cow.  … Continue reading

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