Monday, October 8, 2018 – Groggily Tired

I don’t get much rest on Sundays, so generally my “Sabbath” is on Mondays, (except for the responsibilities that will always be there like cooking and home school.)  I’m sitting here typing on my laptop, a bit chilled from the walk I went on this morning, and pretty much trying to not fall asleep as…

Sunday, October 7, 2018 – Early Morning

I wanted to make a post yesterday, but was too busy.  I got some great pictures of the property, both in the morning of the sunrise and in the afternoon when there was a lovely rainbow to be seen.  However, I ran out of time. I’m also out of time this morning.  I have to…

Friday, October 5 -Something To Look Forward To?

Here is a portion of what I canned last year. It feels very weird not doing ANY of this canning this year, but I remember how hard it was to do it. Something to look forward to next year?  Today, I plan on taking our orange cat for a check-up at the vet.  Then I’ve…

Thursday, October 4 – Valley of Indecision

I can never decide which thing to focus on, so at the moment I am doing music, home schooling my children, trying to run three blogs, finish a book I’ve been working on all year, learning about MBTI, and procrastinating about painting our house.  Yay, me! Not that every blog post will be riveting, and…

Together

I have been looking for the perfect art piece to put over the top of one of our couches.  I had looked around for about 2 years.  I considered antique pieces and local artists, but after the rough run our family has been through emotionally I decided that family photo with us holding hands on…

Compost Gardening, Part ?

I don’t know how many posts I’ve made concerning our compost garden, but I’m happy to write that this weekend we finally got the compost put out for our compost garden. We even had enough to start working on a section that will be in the sunshine. We still need to put the wood chips…

Slow-Roasted Applesauce

Slow-Roasted Applesauce Something that invokes the very essence of Autumn is the harvesting of apples, and from that the making of homemade applesauce.  To me, nothing smells as amazing as our house permeated with the scent of apples roasting in the traditional “fall” spices of cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg.  (I also add cardamom. So good.)…

Compost Garden Update

I could make a long, comical story about how tarried this project has been thus far, but I’ll keep it short.  We ordered the compost and wood chips in early March, because I knew that once May hit, I’d be too busy to be able to put too much time into creating this compost garden….