I’m hoping one of the boys gets a job there solely for a discount!
The baby ducklings that we incubated and hatched were just introduced to the pond and welcomed by their mamas! Lots of happy duckling noises over here these days. We sheared the sheep! And be “we” I mean Johnny had help from Uncle Jim and neighbor Jason. The turkeys are getting HUGE! They are very gentle [...]
We woke up on our last day of school before Thanksgiving break to a lovely blanket of snow! It just begged for Charlie Brown Thanksgiving and some pie making! Lincoln recently made his first pie by himself, banana cream. We ALL agreed there is now a tie for favorite: right up there with chocolate cream. [...]
I am getting real creative at these blog post titles, I know. For the past 36 hours I’ve been brining two of the pheasants the boys brought home from their hunting trip in preparation for my most intimidating meal to date...This coming from the girl who recently made rabbit stew! Oh. My. Gosh. So. Good. [...]
Uncle Jim invited Johnny and the big two boys pheasant hunting with him and the German Brethren. For the past few weeks, they’ve studied their Hunters Education course and passed their certification tests. Fun thing about homeschool is you can create new courses on the fly and call it “school!” Meanwhile, I’ve been researching how [...]
Lincoln is officially a teenager! To celebrate, we had his best buddies over for a Minute to Win It game night and sleepover. Johnny decided to “make it interesting” with cash prizes, because who doesn’t love the competition? I wish I could have recorded all the laughter and joy. Our house was full of so [...]
It’s been one helluva season. Homeschooling has been going great, the kids are really thriving and I’m definitely enjoying all the quality time. Not going to lie, it’s not always easy. I’m learning how to extend a lot of grace, not only to the kids but also to myself. The two hour window of “play [...]