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Weeds, Gardens & Children

  Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men. Colossians 3:23     The large canning pot is bubbling away, sealing up the 24 jars of  jelly I have just made on this warm afternoon. Little ones are napping & the older girls are out with the animals, playing Sacagawea…

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Old Fashioned Summer

“A cool wind was blowing down over the long harvest fields from the rims of firry western hills and whistling through the poplars. One clear star hung above the orchard and the fireflies were fitting over in Lovers’ Lane…”  -Anne of Green Gables   It is July. Sweet July. So hot and carefree. Sweltering days…

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 ”A good wife is a good housekeeper. I know well how unromantic this remark will appear to those whose dreams of married life are woven of the fancies of youthful sentiment, but these frail dreams of sentiment will not last long amid the stern realities of life, and then that which will prove one of…

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