Love Notes | Saying “I Love You” 52 Times for the Newlywed Couples

Love Notes | Saying “I Love You” 52 Times for the Newlywed Couples The easiest way to stay connected with my two sons who live out of state is to pick up the phone and call them, but I wanted to send each of them personal notes from me to encourage them in their new marriages (my oldest son got married last week, and my middle son’s wedding is in the fall).

All You Need is Love … Plus Some Good Medicine

I’m a total multitask person.  I never do just one thing at a time, and I’m always thinking of the next thing I need to work on. But this week … … This week my get-up-and-go just got up and left. And it didn’t look back to see if I was going to follow.

Meet Jack and Sawyer | Adopting Lost Baby Kittens

Meet Jack and Sawyer | Adopting Lost Baby Kittens You’ve seen those crazy infomercials that come on late at night, right? You know, the ones where they try to convince you to buy a ginsu knife, and if you’re not convinced, “but wait, there’s more!”.  They’ll also throw in set of steak knives and a can opener!  Today’s blog post is something like that. 🙂

Monthly Recap | May 2017 Edition

Welcome to the 1st edition of my Monthly Recap! I’ve never done a monthly recap before, but I thought it might be a good way to give you a month at a glance and visit any blog posts you might have missed.

Country Living Farmhouse Pets | Meet the Minis

Country Living Farmhouse Pets | Meet the Minis About a year and a half ago, my daughter gave away her beloved quarter horse, Indy. It was a tough decision, but at the time she was in college and working full time, and she just couldn’t give him the exercise and attention he needed. Fortunately, we know the family and are able to visit him occasionally.  But we still miss him a lot. We weren’t the only ones who missed him {Read More}

Engagement Photos, Tree Hugging, and Amazing Views

When my son asked me to come visit him and his fiancée to take engagement photos, without hesitation I agreed. I’m not a people photographer, so I was a little nervous.  But if they weren’t too picky about how they turned out, I was willing to try. Here’s a quick collage to give you an idea of the photos I shot. If you want to see more photos and hear about my “adventure” taking their photos, you can see more below. {Read More}

He Saved the Best Rock for Last | A Love Story

There once was a little boy who climbed onto his friend’s bike that was too big for him. He tried to ride it down the driveway, but he fell and broke his arm.   A few years later, that same little boy climbed up another friend’s bunk bed, got his leg stuck in the ladder rung, and fell and broke his other arm. Years passed, and his poor frazzled mom thought he’d outgrown his arm-breaking tendencies, when she got a {Read More}

Farm Fresh Eggs and a Terrifying Hen

Farm fresh eggs. Those three little words conjure up wholesome images of barns and chickens and kids running around barefoot through the grass to collect them, don’t they? But my mom has a different image when it comes to farm fresh eggs …

Kittens Seem to Find Us

Our family seems to be a magnet for kittens without families of their own. I vowed we were not getting any new animals. Three of my kids are young adults, and one has only a few years left in high school, so I don’t want to be the one left to take care of all the animals once all my kids fly the coop, but … You knew there was a “but,” right? My son was at his friend’s house and they {Read More}

Projects with Potential, But I Need Your Ideas

I’ll warn you up front, I’ve got nothing pretty to show you today, but I’ve got a few projects that I know have potential, once I decide what direction I want to go in with them. That’s where you come in! 🙂 I know you all will have ideas for them, and I’d love to hear them. First up is this cabinet door. It’s the “twin” to the DIY word wall art sign I shared last week. I sanded the loose {Read More}

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