Monthly Archives: June 2016

A Dreamy Day

Yesterday was probably one of our dreamiest days ever as a family.   The arrival of a long-anticipated-wished-for-dreamed-of extended animal family member….   Yes … something the girls have saved up for, read about, hoped for, but had no clue we had arrangements in the works for their special surprise to arrive this lovely Saturday […]

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The Lost Art of Pie Making

“Pie is slow food in a too fast world. Pie is a loving gesture.  Good pie is simple, wholesome and real. You know what else pie is? It’s sitting on the front porch glider having a lively conversation with family and friends,  even thought it’s too hot outside and there are a few mosquitoes to […]

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  Thanks to a talented, helpful friend … the blog is back. After a month long break due to unforseen technical difficulties here on the blog, it seems as if there are a lot of little things to catch up on. Summer has begun unofficially, baby animals are being born here at the little homestead, […]

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