So, chaos. Folks, it is just everywhere around me these days and I am working hard to embrace it. We had an amazing summer. Truly, the best one we’ve ever had as a family, I think. Some combination of our new home, the garden, the chickens (we love having chickens!), the lake nearby, and the ages of our kids just made it a magical time … Continue reading Want to do a Bible study?
The best way to start a new endeavor is probably NOT just to write a few posts and then let it sit for a few months and not touch it. But that is what happened over here, as we were busy finishing up our school year, and exploring our new yard in the spring, while I’ve had some knitting orders and a few commissioned pieces of … Continue reading Catching up
In addition to our everyday chaos, we recently decided to raise chickens for fresh eggs. We just moved to a new house with a couple of acres in October, and I have visions of turning it into a small farm. I’m a wanna-be homesteader. Continue reading Yes to Chickens
As part of our “Adult Skills” lessons for homeschool, we have baked a few things together, including loaves of basic bread adapted from this recipe. I intend to teach them to master some baking recipes, as well as cooking a few basic meals, laundry, cleaning, knitting, ironing, sewing, and balancing a checkbook – all as part of life skills that they will need as they grow. … Continue reading Bread baking