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{Retreat}

 ”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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Girlhood

  One of the reasons we wanted to get a {mini} horse is for our eldest daughter – who is 12 years old and growing up quickly but slowly all at the same time… she has had a love affair with horses since she was very little … we did not want miss this little…

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{Spring} Dandelion Salad

Years ago, it’s not something I ever thought that I would be serving at our dinner table … but people grow and change and learn to appreciate different things… and so, here I am, serving wild dandelion leaf salad, which we gathered together this afternoon, to my family tonight. Topped with diced tomatoes, carrots, pine…

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Spring, Spring, Spring!

“When the barnyard is busy in a regular tizzy,  then the obvious reason is because of the season … spring, spring, spring!” -Seven Brides for Seven Brothers {flowers from a dear friend} It’s definitely spring around our home lately… (or as the girls have named our little spot – Rainbow Ridge). The weather may not…

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