Guess where I'm standing in this picture? I'm standing in my new classroom!!! That's right! I officially have a new job in a new district! I am now a 5th/6th grade intervention specialist in an inclusion setting at a school nearby! I was hired about three weeks into May, but I didn't want to announce … Continue reading Big news!!!
Peas growing in a pot on the front porch steps I did it!!! I grew peas!!!! I don't have even enough to make a meal yet, BUT I GREW PEAS!!!!! Peas growing in the garden on the arch Is this not the cutest little baby pea you've ever seen?!? This is a big deal because … Continue reading I grew PEAS!!!!
Ted saved the neighbor lady across the hill. She was in a panic because she was going through a basket of clothes, and the shirt moved. It was a snake. She's petrified of them. She tossed the basket out her front door and messaged to ask for help so we went over. "Ohhhh...just don't move, … Continue reading Snake!
These are DELICIOUS!!! They're also very easy to whip up in just a few minutes, too. We were all very impressed with how tasty these were! I used this recipe. The only change I made was that I didn't have half and half when I made them so instead of brushing them with that, I … Continue reading Starbucks Copycat Pumpkin Scones Recipe
While working on the flowerbed around the koi pond this past weekend, Ted found this little guy. We had no idea what he was, and then I remembered that I'd downloaded an app called Seek earlier. I took a picture of the little guy with the app's camera feature, and it immediately identified him as … Continue reading Something new on the farm
The chicks are getting HUGE! Just a few of the nosiest chicks Ted says he's going to start moving them around to the main coop this week. Our meat chicks will be here the week of June 16th so we have to clean the broody house and prep it for them, and these big chicks … Continue reading Building a bigger roost
Today started at 5:45 a.m. I cleaned the kitchen; afterward we had pumpkin scones for breakfast and then hooked up the dump trailer and headed out to the local gravel pit. Hooking up the dump trailer For folks who have never hauled their own gravel, let me explain the process. We drive our truck and … Continue reading Nine tons but still not done
Have you ever burnt food in a pan so badly that you were sure you'd have to throw the pan away? Let me show you how Gramma Izzie taught me years ago to clean it quickly and cheaply! You need cheap vinegar, baking soda, and tin foil. Please note: do NOT do this on a … Continue reading Don’t toss out that pan!
Last year, a lost dog appeared at our door late at night and proceeded to lose his ever-loving mind. He was just aggressive and scared enough that I didn't feel comfortable opening the door to let him inside, and during the ensuing night, he wound up destroying my screen door and putting a hole in … Continue reading Today’s project