Farmers Do Not Wash Their Hands- Sending my children back to school amidst a pandemic
Summertime Boredom Busters
Ideas and links to keep the dreaded summertime boredom away!
This year more then ever, we've had "projects." I'm sure many of you have also joined the covid-inspired bandwagon on getting things done around the house. We too, have been racking up the projects... and when I say "we" I mean I have come up with LOTS of fun and exciting things for my husband... Continue Reading →
January in Review
Well, January is behind us. It always feel like it takes extra long. Between the short dark days, cold damp weather and the let down after the holidays, it often feels like January never seems to sparkle the same way as the other months. But January has it's own magic. A time for renewal and... Continue Reading →
Family Faves- Sweets & Treats
I'm running on a bit of a theme here... Things my family loves! Because we are often creatures of habit, sometimes we forget to think outside of the box and try new things. Thus, maybe this post with spark something new for you and yours! Please share your ideas too! I'd love to know what... Continue Reading →
Some people hate New Year's Resolutions. Some people love them. I used to be the first but have become the second. I LOVE a good resolution! I've learned that I am a person who likes a set date to start a fresh page, a clean slate. Several years ago I started developing resolutions and have... Continue Reading →
An Honest Christmas Letter- 2019
Wow! Another year has passed. Each year brings more joy, hardship, pleasure, tears, fun and deep love. This year has been a roller coaster for sure, but we're still on the ride! 2019 was not all roses and butterflies. The Stammeyer Farmstead saw some major challenges. In January, I checked into an intensive outpatient mental... Continue Reading →
I got a coat.
Learning to love the farming lifestyle while choosing to embrace challenges over fears.
Stammeyer Farmstead 2018
Merry Christmas, Joyeux Noel, Feliz Navidad! It is time again, for our annual Christmas letter, a year end report from the Stammeyer Farmstead. It is been another whirlwind of a year, full of excitement, adventure, tears and growth. For Eli, the year was book ended with hospital visits. Thankfully both planned, routine and went very... Continue Reading →
Depressed Mom: Desire vs. Ability
I talked a bit on this in my last post. How depression affects my ability to accomplish the tasks in life I want to accomplish. I've talked before about being a dreamer. I'm am a great idea generator. Let me clarify. I am great at generating ideas. I like to be a problem solver. I... Continue Reading →