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Twin Kids Have Arrived :)

Yesterday around 5 p.m., we went outside to lock up the barn for the night (as it gets dark quite early here right now) and lo and behold, Marigold, Lacey’s goat, had just given birth – to twins kids! The girls were so squealing with excitement – it was all so wonderful! Marigold delivered a…

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Intentional Traditons

I didn’t really want to set up the Christmas village this year. Although it does not take too much time to set up,  it is a messy procedure to take down post Christmas.  I like a quick easy Christmas cleanup. I like simple and easy tasks right now.  As a parent, it was just easier…

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Saturday Ramblings

Like tiny sprinklings of icing sugar, the long-awaited (for us) snow is quietly falling from heaven outside my kitchen windows as I type. I’m finally sitting – after a morning of stripping everyone’s beds, doing laundry, hanging sheets to dry outside on the line and beside the woodstove (we do not use a dryer), cleaning…

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New {Old} Bed

With the upcoming arrival of baby #7, we’ve had to make some bedroom/sleeping adjustments. For about 3/4 of a year, Leia (our fiesty, very smart and mischevious three year old) has been sleeping in our room so we could, literally, keep an eye on her. She is the type of child who does everything you…

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Bow Heavy

Because there are so many of us, we have an unwritten rule that everyone needs their beds made, their hair done and they should be dressed before breakfast … it helps me to not have to chase down the little ones to get ready after they have eaten and run off to play. The bigger…

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