Author Archives: Jennifer

Flying Squirrels in our Goat Barn!

Last night while milking, my husband suddenly exclaimed, “There’s a CHIPMUNK by my head!” What an odd exclamation! He happened to be standing by our “safe shelf” – the on that is high enough that the goats can’t reach. That … Continue reading

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The Worst Lunch Ever

Today happened to be one of those busy days, where you’re “running” for 12 hours straight. It was a great day, actually. We got a lot done, we had a lot of fun, and everyone is still smiling. 🙂 Lunch … Continue reading

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Hershey’s Chocolate Dream?

Rebecca (age 4) woke up this morning and said, “Mom! I was having a Hershey’s Chocolate dream!” I love it! Apparently it was about Hershey Park though, not the actual “chocolate”. 🙂

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Chocolate Chip Cookies, Made by my Boys

During the summer months, kids have more time. This is a good thing! But sometimes they have a hard time knowing what to DO with all of that extra time. Today when my oldest two wanted to make chocolate chip … Continue reading

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Making Paper “Doodle Dolls” with the Kids!

Grandma brought a new book called Doodle Dolls with her for her last visit! As soon as I saw it I knew it was something Emily would love. Not only is she artistic to the core, even at age 5 … Continue reading

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Too Much to Do… Busy Day Time Management

This is one of those days where I finally get to stay home all day. We had something going (outside of the house) every day last week, so Saturday is the first day we get to be home all day! … Continue reading

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What do Muffins Without Baking Soda Look Like?

I made a double batch of pumpkin muffins tonight. A single batch makes a lot. A double batch fills up my bosch mixer! It made 2 loaves of pumpkin bread and about 5 dozen muffins. The kids are very happy. … Continue reading

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Dog Eats ______

It was a (rather usual) day around here. We were home all day, so “lots of things” happened at home. That usual type of stuff happened to include a broken clay pot with the associated aloe plant and dirt all … Continue reading

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The Red-Eyed Tree Frog (a Conversation between Sisters)

Emily: “Becca, this is a red-eyed tree frog.” Rebecca: “It’s evil.” Emily: “Mom! Rebecca says a red-eyed tree frog is evil!” Rebecca: “Because it is.” These girls and the things they say are TOO funny! Apparently a creature with red … Continue reading

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Crayola Glow Sand EXPLOSION!

When your 5-year-old asks you for the tenth time if she can try out her “Crayola Glow Sand Kit” she got weeks ago, and you feel like you really need to answer with a “yes” at some point in her … Continue reading

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