Indulgent Why

Have you ever gotten to a point in your life when you feel like you can see your path, you know your direction? You've got a handle on life and things are figured out? Yea... I'm not there. I haven't been there for a LONG time. About five years ago I thought I was getting... Continue Reading →

It’s coming!

Just wanted to share a happy little post about spring on the farm. It's coming!! It will be here soon! We were able to get outside and play today. I even had the windows open for a bit. Feels so good. On this farm spring means calves, foals and chicks. We are expecting a foal... Continue Reading →

101 before 30- an update

Just over a year ago I put together a list of 101 thing I wanted to accomplish before my 30th birthday. We are now just under a year and a half from that monumental birthday, haha. I figured it was time to update and see how far I've come. I've pasted the original list below... Continue Reading →

The Perfect Play Dough

My three year old recently discovered the joys of play dough. He's played with it before but only recently really took a liking to it. When I friend came to visit she made a batch and he's been asking to play with it just about everyday since. Now, that first batch didn't last long. In... Continue Reading →

Getting ready part 2

A while back I wrote on a few holiday projects I had been working on and wanted to update those and add some more! But before I get into all that, we got a little snow today, but the sun in note out and do are the children and animals! So here are a couple... Continue Reading →

Family Command Center

I'm a planner. I like lists. I like to know what's going to happen before it does. I think most of this stems from having an anxiety disorder and needing to have a sense of control. But whatever the reason, I like to be organized. Now, I will be the first to admit that it... Continue Reading →

Getting ready… Part 1

As we all know Christmas is around the corner! And this year, as we prepare to welcome a new baby in between Thanksgiving and Christmas, I've been trying to get ready early!! Plus, we had a good amount of snow here in Northeastern Iowa recently, and the white world has got me in the spirit!... Continue Reading →

A Christmas Letter

Due to holiday planning, parties, a new job and illness, our family Christmas card didn't get printed this year. I wasn't sure how I was going to get it sent out! Then my genius cousin-in-law's card came with a note to read their card on her blog! I thought, well duh!! So here it is!!!... Continue Reading →

The Stockings are Hung!

As a small child my favorite decorations for Christmas were our stockings. I always thought they were the most beautiful stockings out of anyone's I'd ever seen. And they are pretty special! My mom hand crossed-stitched each stocking with a beautiful image and our names. Mine has a vintage looking Santa. My sister has a... Continue Reading →

101 Before 30

At a recent therapy appointment (yes, I see a therapist, yes, you should too!) my therapist suggested a life list idea for me. This this would be something to keep me motivated and excited about life. She suggested a 101 in 1001 list. This would be a 101 things to do in the next 1001... Continue Reading →

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