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 [...]

‘Ello, Duckie!

‘Ello, Duckie!

As I recently told a friend, "I don't like cats and I am not really an animal person." Correction: I didn't like cats and I wasn't really an animal person. In October we caved and got a cat to take care of the mouse problem. Fast forward six months and we now have two cats, [...]