Mom, Can I Have a Baby Chick?

This was the question Naomi asked me recently. We’ve had discussion about the animals that will one day be on our little farm and hae made it clear that a coop will be built (if there isn’t already one in place) and baby chicks will be the first farmyard animals to grace our homestead. We haveContinue reading “Mom, Can I Have a Baby Chick?”

Thru the Eyes of a Child

45 days until Christmas!!!!!! Christmas is going to be quite the event at our house this year with two little boys added to the mix. The girls have started working on their Santa’s lists and FS1 has been pretty clueless. Recently though, as we’ve talked about Christmas we’ve begun to realize that Christmas here isContinue reading “Thru the Eyes of a Child”

A Visit to the Farmy (Long Post, Lots – o – Pictures)

When hubby and I first decided to switch direction and move to a more self-sufficient lifestyle in the country, I began searching for other like-minded folks. My search lead me to a blog, written by a woman who lives here in Central Illinois. Immediately, I knew I would enjoy following Cecilia’s blog posts over at TheContinue reading “A Visit to the Farmy (Long Post, Lots – o – Pictures)”

A Round of Applause for Kiwi Crates

For Christmas, we gave each of the girls a monthly subscription to Kiwi Crates. For those who don’t know what Kiwi Crates are, they are kits shipped directly to your child which include everything needed to create multiple craft, science, art and game projects.  Each month there are different projects to complete. I wasn’t sure how much Naomi wouldContinue reading “A Round of Applause for Kiwi Crates”