A home tour of our real life farmhouse: Decorating for expensively Christmas without spending a lot of money
I really should not read. It fills my head with all sorts of un-executable ideas and grandiose plans, and frankly, drives my husband nuts. I just LOVE this book: Roots, Shoots, Buckets and Boots . It’s chock full of great ideas for gardening with your children. I love the watercolor illustrations, quotes and poetry. Some of Carry on!
It’s now a week and a half past Mother’s Day. Something like mothering got in between me and my Mother’s Day post. I am generally a bit cynical about “hallmark holidays”…days just made up to make money. I like the idea of these holidays. Days to remember your loved ones, to honor those important people Carry on!
Although this video bears absolutely NO resemblance to my summer, watching it made me feel happy and peaceful. And I really love to feel happy and peaceful.
Planting. Fixing. Hay making. Gardening. Mulching. Growing. Fixing. Long days. Working. Always the fixing. Exhaustion. Busy from sunup to way past sundown. Kevin has been working his marathon days in the field this week. I’m glad. I truly am. After all, I would like to eat and buy stuff next year. The crops must get Carry on!
It was rainy and cold today–perfect day for napping and movies, snuggles and stories. It’s been wonderful weather the past several weeks. We’ve been loving out side time and can’t get enough of this September weather.