Cast & CharactersThere are some recurring folks in our lives I use abbreviations for; here is a quick rundown.
F (Buggle): Oldest Son, 8 years old (b.2007)
Su (Mouse): Oldest Daughter, 7 years old (b. 2008)
W (Bull): Second Son, 5 years old (b. 2009)
J (Jack): Youngest Son, 2.5 years old (b. 2012)
Daisy: Youngest Daughter (b. May 2015)
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Tomato soup! So warm and wintery and so easy to make from scratch! Start with two small onions and a few cloves of garlic. Chop and sautee in a neutral oil like corn or sunflower. Add a generous amount of … Continue reading
So here we are. Almost Lent and we’ve been up here a year and I’m thinking it’s time to start having weekly suppers again. I don’t really want to commit to doing it all the time (we’ll have to … Continue reading
The past couple of weeks I’ve had “extra” children around fairly frequently and it got me thinking… Why is it that adding a child or two actually makes things easier (most of the time?) One I get to sit down … Continue reading
The other day I decided to cook a broiler as I’m trying to eat down the store of food in the freezer! A friend of mine had had a weekend of sick children so I thought I’d stretch that bird … Continue reading
My brain is too tired and to full of “things that must be done lists” for a coherent post right now. Instead a few pictures of our life right now. We’ve had cousins and visiting and 22 people over for … Continue reading
This week is one of those weeks with something happening everyday! All good stuff just lots of it…. Monday: School- finish the assignments we didn’t finish last week because I needed an extra morning to work on another project! Laundry … Continue reading
Here’s the plan for the week: I added a section for the blog posts I have in mind to write, as I often have ideas and then can’t remember them when the time comes to actually sit down and write! … Continue reading
One of the traps of homeschooling is becoming so tied to what I’ve planned that I’m fretted and stressed if we don’t complete it in the time frame I’ve imagined (and it often is imaginary as planning rarely takes into … Continue reading
We played hooky a bunch this week. The weather finally got warm enough to be really nice (and then in typical Virginia fashion got hot and humid!). The children played and played. We went to a church softball game, had … Continue reading