we snuck up to the lake few weeks ago to find quite a bit of snow, a frozen lake and sunny blue skies. we fit in some sledding, ice fishing, star gazing and some bb guns. good old fashioned lakeside fun in the mountains!
our good friend rich hoffmann is an amazing film maker. we were lucky enough to be subjects of his award winning film fridays at the farm, about his personal experience as a member of the farm chris and i started and ran for nearly 8 years. having this film has been such a gift to […]
inspired by this lovely lady i think i’ll give a go at a “portrait a week” of my girls. i am a bit late in the game but here goes. 8/52 norah you wanted to invite a friend over for dinner this week and you had me help you put together a winter picnic on […]
so i have been on a little spending freeze over the last month. in fact just for fun i actually handed over my debit card to chris just to see what might happen. now i wouldn’t call myself a shopoholic. but i do like finding that very special thing. etsy, my favorite blogs and pinterest […]
11 years ago today i became a mama. it was the one thing i was certain i wanted to be ever since i was a little girl. and when your papa and i started dating at 19 years old we began talking about being parents almost immediately. i think we even picked our boy and […]
well it seems as if we are all wearing our stay at home weekend well. everyone is on the mend and feeling like their old selves again. the last few days have been full of playing games, hot baths, making music, watching, finishing up knitting projects, reading library books and lots of baking including homemade […]
we had plans of a trip to the lake over the holiday weekend but the flu has hit. we were all a bit disappointed this morning as we made the final decision to not go but soon began to feel much better as we started shouting out some good things about staying home. :: it’s […]
chris has caught the bug. i just pulled clean sheets from the dryer, sterilized some glasses and washed my hands for the twentieth time. i can’t wait for spring.
on sunday hannah celebrated her 11th birthday with friends for a game party. we had 3 stations set up with different board games and card games. there was jenga, skip bo, milles bournes, boggle, mastermind, battleship, sorry, scribblish, wildcraft and blink among others. there were peanuts and pretzels on each table for snacking and for […]
wondering around the farm on a wintry afternoon. i have serious spring fever this year. i am longing for green and getting dirt under my fingernails. i want to use my hands more and have been playing with the idea of taking a woodworking course. i don’t always want to depend on chris to make […]