Our oldest son is 25 years old today. He has a wonderful life, is married to his high school sweetheart, and they have a cat and two ferrets. Sahara, Ted, Jake (holding Janeesa's picture), Teddy, and me He started a new job yesterday, and we loved hearing all about it. He's hilarious and dependable and … Continue reading Happy birthday, Teddy!
Last year because of the weather, hay became hard to find around here. We were sweating during January, worried we wouldn't be able to feed our herd. We have just a hair under 50 acres, but it's almost all wooded so not good for hay making (perfect for pigs though!).This year, we are bound and … Continue reading Next to last load
Hoo boy, are they here! It's 90F but feels like 98F today!
I made it a goal two weeks ago to read more books (especially fiction - I love good fiction!). I ran across this book on Amazon and ordered it immediately. I love anything to do with teaching, and this book didn't disappoint. It's a quick read at just under 300 pages. I took it with … Continue reading “The Unteachables”
Years ago, I'd have been flabbergasted to know that this version of older me wasn't devouring multiple books weekly...but here I am, and life is what it is. There are a million flimsy excuses I could give, and we've all used them a million times: work, house, kids, family, farm, etc, etc, but they're just … Continue reading I read a book!
THIS. IS. DA. BOMB!!! Dump all this in the Instapot (chop the veggies, pasta goes in uncooked, and boneless skinless chicken breasts go in frozen - could it be any easier???). You don't have to be exact. If you like more carrots, add them. More onion? Add it! Watching your sodium? Cut the salt or … Continue reading Instapot Chicken Noodle Soup
I broke my toe Wednesday night (banged into a gate being my usual klutzy self and an xray confirmed it Thursday - I'll spare you from looking at my swollen little purple and green toe - you're welcome). Now I have to sit with my feet propped up for a few days, and I. Am. … Continue reading Smidge is the queen