Day Dreaming…Simply

I tend to be a day dreamer.  I always have been and probably always will be.  It seems that I have also passed this rather odd trait on to my…

Teaching Life Skills From “The Past”

As a Mom I am always trying to find new and creative ways to engage my children when it comes to their education.  Having three very busy and inquisitive boys…

Changing Seasons On the Homestead

Fall is upon us here on the homestead.  Winter is quickly following in its’ footsteps and I am relived to say that I am finally in good health. My fall…

Peter Rabbit

Here at our new homestead we are trying our best to adapt to our new surroundings.  No one has had a more difficult time than Rascal, our 8 year old…

Weather, we try…

This week has been a challenge to say the least. Our warm start to a Midwest spring has been drenched in rain.  Mind you we needed this rain so I…

Cat Troubles

We have spent the last few days arguing with a cat. Yes, you heard me correctly a cat.  Sweet Byra had a crazy and wild idea to climb a tree. …

My Life In Boxes

Purchasing a house is so stressful but nobody mentioned that moving is so much worse! My life in boxes.  Yes, that would be correct.  No matter how hard I try…

Busy On the Homestead

This week on the homestead has been a busy one.  Zoo trips, canning, gardening, cleaning and illness.  This has been our busy week. We started off by working over the…