School has started!

School has started!

Second day of school photos, because I forgot yesterday. We are praising God daily that He called us to homeschool. Johnny has been so encouraging and helpful. Before he leaves for work, he jots down cute notes for us on the wipe off board. I could not imagine doing any of this without his support! [...]

Crosby

Crosby

He now answers everything with “yeah” or “yessss.” Except for when I ask him if he’s ready for a nap. Then it’s a hard “NO!” Tired kid hiding in the duck house. I am not ready for him to turn two.

Aspen Acres 2020

Aspen Acres 2020

Grandma and Grandpa recently bought a super glam motor-coach! When they invited us for a week long trip in the glorious aspen forests to break it we just couldn’t say no! The boys pitched a tent while Johnny, Dixie and I lived in the lap of glamping luxury. No clue how many rounds of War [...]

Table Talk

Table Talk

Classic dinner conversation at the Gillespie house. Hudson age 9: "Dad's name is Johnny but sometimes people call him John for short." Me: "Actually, his real name is John but we all call him Johnny." Dixie age 7: "So, mom (pauses) is your real name Feeb?" These two photos have nothing to do with the [...]

E I E I O

E I E I O

What a month it’s been! Chicks, ducklings, sheep. It’s kinda become a joke with my husband, “What’s she gonna bring home today?” Well today I came home with bunnies! This whole homesteading thing is kind of addicting. Almost like a giant, real life FarmVille! Is that still a thing? The kids are all fantastic with [...]