Monthly Archives: January 2012

Compost… sweet, sweet smell!

I grew up a country gal. I stepped on skunks and opossums on the way to the outhouse at night, listened to owls hoot and frogs croak as I went to sleep, and played in corn fields and woods during … Continue reading

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Painting the Chicken Coop

I have been talking about the chicken coop addition I have been working on for a while now, and it is finally almost complete. An end wall in a nest box and latches, plus a gate to the pen, are … Continue reading

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Spelling Bee Results, Illness, and More

The spelling bee went well. Jameson came in second, and there was a 3-way tie for first as his group exhausted their list of words and unknown words don’t start until fourth grade. He handled going to sit down very … Continue reading

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Spelling Bee Today!

Jameson, our eldest, is in his first spelling bee today. I am a nervous wreck! I really hope he does well, it would make him feel so good about himself! It would be a real shame if he goes out … Continue reading

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Jameson has a computer!

Our son finally got a computer! He has been trying to save for 2 years to buy one, but it’s hard to come up with that much money at 8 years old 🙂   Well, a friend found out about it … Continue reading

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Hump Day!

So, it’s Wednesday. Hump day, as they say. On a farm, is there one? Somehow I don’t think so. Work will continue, even in small amounts, on other days. Today is planned out with work and more work of course. … Continue reading

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They Did It Again…

Well, my guys were at it again. A brand new video released from BigBrother Productions at Nigerian Meadows. Amazing how these young actors and producers and script writers run with an idea and turn it into reality 🙂  This whole … Continue reading

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